FAYETTE, Iowa (May 1, 2007) – Dr. DeWayne Frazier has joined Upper Iowa University (UIU) as senior vice president for international programs. Frazier will be responsible for overseeing UIU’s programs in foreign venues. Upper Iowa University currently has centers in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Malaysia.
Frazier served as dean for international education at Kentucky’s Campbellsville University and was also the international program advisor at the University of Louisville prior to that. He received his master of arts in international politics from the Patterson School for Diplomacy and International Commerce at the University of Kentucky and his Ph.D. in organizational administration from the University of Louisville.
Frazier was a member of the board of directors for the Kentucky Institute for International Studies and the Private College Consortium for International Studies; served as Kentucky State NAFSA representative for the past two years; was a panelist for the Benjamin Gillman Scholarship Program; elected the 2004 Salzburg Seminar Fellow, and the recipient of the 2006 Campbellsville University Student Government Association Faculty Challenger award that is presented by the students for most outstanding faculty member. While at Campbellsville, he was also assistant professor of international studies.
“I chose to work at Upper Iowa University because of the legacy of success the institution has accomplished in its 150 year history,” said Frazier, “I am ready for the new challenges and pleased with the opportunity to be a part of the Upper Iowa family.”
Frazier will reside in Elgin, Iowa with his wife Sarah and thee children.