Carine M. Feyten, Vice Chair, Executive Committee
Carine M. Feyten became the eleventh president and second chancellor of Texas Woman’s University — the nation’s largest university primarily for women — in July 2014. Dr. Feyten oversees a university with an annual operating budget that exceeds $236 million, serves approximately 15,000 students on campuses in Denton, Dallas and Houston, and has an annual economic impact of more than $721 million.
Dr. Feyten is both elated and humbled to serve as TWU’s president and chancellor and join the talented faculty, students and staff who have accomplished significant milestones and are serving in many roles all across this country. Working with the university’s Board of Regents, she is certain TWU will advance to even greater heights and not only continue to meet the needs of Texas but globally as well. A native of Belgium, Dr. Feyten holds a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Education, Second Language Acquisition from the University of South Florida, and an M.A. in English, Dutch, Education and a B.A. in Germanic Philology, both from the Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium.
An internationally recognized consultant, speaker and scholar in the field of language learning, teaching methodologies and the integration of technology in education, Dr. Feyten has authored or co-authored more than 100 journal articles, conference papers and book chapters. She previously served as dean of the College of Education, Health and Society at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.