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About Andrew (Andy) H. Feinstein

Andy Feinstein is the 13th president of the University of Northern Colorado. He has devoted a career to teaching and learning, research and scholarship, and student success, which is his top priority at UNC.

Throughout his presidency, Dr. Feinstein has sought to enhance the fundamental characteristics and commitments that make UNC a great place to live and learn by intentionally placing students first. As UNC’s president, he has recommitted the university and its leadership to design and activate new approaches that honor and celebrate diversity, equity, and inclusion. He has also positioned UNC for the future by overseeing development of a new vision and strategic plan, leveraging data analytics to improve decision making, and building the university’s financial capacity. His positive influence is felt across Colorado; Dr. Feinstein’s efforts to coordinate the state’s public higher education executives has helped to ensure institutions advocate for the needs of higher education with one voice—benefitting students across the state.

Dr. Feinstein arrived at UNC in 2018 after serving as the provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at San José State University, one of the largest and most diverse public universities in the Western United States. He has also served as a college professor, department chair, and dean. He has published research and books on such topics as student success, strategic management, simulation modeling and foodservice operations.

Positions

2018 - Present University President, University of Northern Colorado
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2014 - May 2018 Provost, San Jose State University, San Jose State University ‐ Office of the Provost
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Education

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1999 Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University ‐ Man-Environment Relations, minor in Instructional Systems
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1995 M.S., University of Nevada, Las Vegas ‐ Hotel Administration
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1991 B.S., University of Nevada, Las Vegas ‐ Hotel Administration
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