Dr. Robert Dibie

Dr. Robert Dibie is  the vice provost of academic affairs and dean of graduate education. He earned a master’s degree in social sciences with a specialization in public administration and international relations from the University of Detroit Mercy. He also received his Ph.D. in Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration from Western Michigan University.

 

Dr. Robert Dibie is  the vice provost of academic affairs and dean of graduate education. He joined FVSU in July 2021.

Prior to his appointment at FVSU, Dr. Dibie was a Professor of Public Policy Analysis, Public Management and Environmental Studies at Indiana University Kokomo in the Department of Public Administration and Health Management.

“As an internationally recognized leader in higher education, Dibie is a visionary leader with data-driven decision-making skills that he uses to  work with students, staff, faculty, alumni, and other community stakeholders to accomplish FVSU strategic goals and to advance the sustainability initiatives of the institution.

In addition to serving as a previous professor at Indiana University Kokomo, Dr. Dibie has received several awards for his outstanding research and teaching. He is a two-time recipient of the prestigious Carnegie Fellowship awarded by the Institute of International Education in Washington, D.C. He was the dean of the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) at Indiana University Kokomo and previously served as the director of graduate studies at Western Kentucky University. Dr. Dibie was also instrumental in developing several graduates, cohort executive, and online programs at Indiana University and abroad.   

Dr. Dibie earned a master’s degree in social sciences with a specialization in public administration and international relations from the University of Detroit Mercy. He also received his Ph.D. in Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration from Western Michigan University. He is the author of 10 books, 18 book chapters, and more than 85 research articles in peer-reviewed journals. Two of his published books include: Women’s Empowerment for Sustainability in Africa by Cambridge Scholars Press England; and Business and Government Relations in Africa by Routledge Press, New York.