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Jane Gatewood

Vice Provost for Global Engagement


Portrait of Jane Gatewood.Jane Gatewood (PhD) is the inaugural Vice Provost for Global Engagement at the University of Rochester (New York, USA) where she leads the institution’s global strategy and initiatives. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Emory University (USA) and a PhD from the University of Georgia (USA). Her administrative experience includes developing institutional structures for comprehensive global engagement as well as developing complex bi- and multi-lateral international partnerships for research, education mobility, and economic development. She has spent the last 15 years working at the intersection of business, higher education, and government & diplomatic relations.

She has been a Fulbright-Nehru award recipient (India) and an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow at the School of Advanced Study (University of London). She was a visiting research editor for the Oxford English Dictionary (3rd Edition, Oxford University Press), and she recently edited NAFSA’s Guide to International Partnerships (2020). Her academic training and expertise are in modern literary history, lexicography, and corpus linguistics. She regularly consults and speaks on the importance of partnerships to international higher education.