university administration

Office of the vice chancellor


Dr. Fahima Aziz, Vice Chancellor

Dr. Fahima Aziz, Vice Chancellor (effective from May 15, 2012) of the Asian University for Women is a Professor of Economics and currently holds the Endowed Alkire Chair in International Business at Hamline University in Minnesota, USA. Dr. Aziz obtained a Bachelor’s degree from Mount Holyoke College, a Masters from the University of Massachusetts, and a PhD in from the University of Minnesota – all in economics. Dr. Aziz chaired the Departments of Management and Economics at Hamline University for ten years; she had concurrently led the environmental studies program there for seven years.

Dr. Jinnie Garrett, Dean of Faculty

Dr. Garrett received an M.Sc. in Chemistry from Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario in Canada and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Biophysics from Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas in the United States. She will be responsible for oversight of all AUW’s academic programs and related offices. This year she will also be focusing on assessment of the curriculum and AUW's preparation for accreditation.


Rebecca Hartmann, Dean of Students

Rebecca Hartmann joined AUW as Dean of Students in Spring 2013.  Prior to her time at AUW, she managed student affairs programs at American higher education institutions.  Rebecca has also worked with refugees in Atlanta, assisting refugee high school students to gain acceptance into college.  She received three Bachelor of Arts degrees: Political Science with a minor in International Development Studies, Sociology with an emphasis in Rural and Environmental Change, and Communication Studies.  During this time she studied abroad in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Mexico.  She also received a Master of Public Administration with a focus on Higher Education Administration. 


Rosalind Warfield-Brown, Director of Access Academy