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Yves Salomon-Fernandez

           Yves Salomon-Fernandez


Vice President for Strategic Planning, Institutional Effectiveness, and Grants Development; Framingham Campus Executive Officer


PhD, Boston College  

MSc, London School of Economics  

BA, University of Massachusetts Boston  


Framingham campus
Phone  (508) 270-4005



Dr. Yves Salomon-Fernandez is Vice President for Strategic Planning, Institutional Effectiveness, and Grants Development at MassBay Community College. She oversees strategic and operational planning, assessment, and accreditation activities.  Her work focuses on moving forward the College’s strategic initiatives to promote regional economic and social development facilitated through increasing higher education attainment rates in the Metro West region.

Dr. Salomon-Fernandez is also responsible for strategic external relations, encompassing industry, non-profits, all levels of government, and the communities within the College’s service area. Her primary areas of industry relations center on forging relations with biotechnology, life sciences, advanced manufacturing, and the medical device sectors. In addition to these duties, Yves is also the designated Executive Officer for the Framingham campus with responsibilities for operations, management, and budget for the campus.
Yves Salomon-Fernandez’ professional career includes a broad range of experiences and perspectives from working at large and small public and private institutions. In addition, Yves has experience working at the state and municipal levels of government. She has participated in multiple state-wide reviews of K-12 schools and higher education teacher preparation programs. She has also conducted accreditation reviews of public and private higher education institutions. She currently serves on multiple advisory councils informing the direction of public higher education in Massachusetts. Internationally, Dr. Salomon-Fernandez has consulted with the Bermuda Ministry of Education, the United Nations, and the Government of Mexico. Yves currently sits on the Executive Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Network of the American Council on Education’s National Network of Women Leaders.
Yves Salomon-Fernandez holds a Ph.D. from Boston College, a Master’s degree from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor’s degree is from the University of Massachusetts. She is an Adjunct faculty member at Salem State University where she teaches a course in Higher Education Leadership. She is fluent in four languages and has traveled to 22 countries.


English, French, Haitian Creole, Spanish