Fuji Collins, Ph.D., is the assistant vice chancellor for Student Health and Wellness and interim dean of students. He is responsible for eight diverse units that actively engage the community and work with all schools, departments and programs across the university to encourage and coordinate a wide range of student-focused activities, focusing on health, wellness and student success.
Collins is dedicated to student success and academic excellence. As an academic, he held assistant and associate professor ranks teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and was an associate dean and faculty member. As a leader in Student Affairs, he started out as an associate director, director and ultimately an assistant vice chancellor. He is responsible for the promotion of student success and achievement from the first year of study to graduation and supports students by engaging in planning and implementation of programs, resources and services in four core areas: academic intervention and support, outreach and education, student development and programming, and cultural support.
He holds a doctorate in clinical psychology, is a graduate of the National Asian American Psychology Training Center and the Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics Development Program for Higher Education, as well as the Harvard University Institute for Management and Leadership in Education.