Pamela Chally Will Be the New Leader of the University of North Florida in Jacksonville

The board of trustees of the University of North Florida in Jacksonville has appointed Pamela Chally as the university’s interim president. Dr. Chally will begin her term on September 18.

“It’s an honor to be named UNF’s interim president. I’m confident our amazing and hard-working team of faculty and staff will continue the university’s relentless pursuit of student success,” Dr. Chally said. “The university’s momentum has never been greater, and I look forward to building on its strong foundation.”

The University of North Florida enrolls nearly 15,000 undergraduate students and approximately 2,400 graduate students, according to the most recent data supplied by the U.S. Department of Education. Women make up 57 percent of the undergraduate student body.

Dr. Chally has been with the University of North Florida for 28 years, most recently serving as the interim provost and vice president of academic affairs from 2017 to 2019. She was previously the dean and a professor of nursing in the university’s Brooks College of Health.

Dr. Chally holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She earned a master’s degree in nursing from Emory University in Atlanta and a doctorate in nursing from Georgia State University.

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  1. Wilfredo J Gonzalez says:

    Pam – been trying to reach you just to say CONGRATULATIONS!
    My best wishes to you – UNF will do well with you as the Interim President.


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