University Professor & Chancellor Emeritus, The University of Tennessee, Chattanooga,

CHAE Visiting Scholar & Professor and Chancellor Emeritus, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga

Dr. Fred O’Bear, University Professor and Chancellor Emeritus of The University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, and former Provost at Oakland University was a special guest lecturer for the Advanced Policy Seminar class. Dr. O'Bear has served as Acting Vice President for Academic and International Programs for the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) and for seven years led that organization's New President's Academy. He was President of the ACE Council of Fellows and received their 25th Anniversary Service Award as well as served on the Commission on Minorities in Higher Education.