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Vice President for Strategic Planning and Partnership Advancement & Framingham Campus Executive Officer
PhD, Boston College
MSc, London School of Economics
BA, University of Massachusetts Boston
|Phone ||(508) 270-4005|
Dr. Yves Salomon-Fernandez is Vice President for Strategic Planning and Partnership Advancement for all three campuses at MassBay Community College. In addition, she also serves as the Campus Executive Officer for the College’s Framingham location where MassBay is currently building a new $59 million downtown location. 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. Yves’ 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, the MetroWest Chamber of Commerce, the MetroWest/495 Corridor Partnership.
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 has also taught research methods and assessment as in-person, hybrid, and fully online courses. Yves is fluent in four languages and has traveled to 22 countries.
|Languages: ||English, French, Haitian Creole, Spanish|