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Pamela Fly

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Dr Pamela Fly


  • Associate VP Academic Affairs/Professor
    VP Academic Affairs Administration

Office Location

  • Tahlequah
    Seminary Hall 309
    (918) 444-2062


Dr. Pamela Fly has worked as an educator for more than 40 years and currently serves as Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs where she works with accreditation, state/ federal reporting requirements, curriculum processes, general education, developmental education, and policy. During 2015-16, she served as Interim Dean of the NSU Broken Arrow campus, and in 2013-14, Acting Vice President for Academic Affairs in addition to her other responsibilities. Prior to joining Academic Affairs, Dr. Fly served as associate dean of NSUs College of Education and held the same position at the University of Central Oklahoma.

Her policy work includes a position as Director of Accreditation for the Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation (now Office of Educational Quality and Accountability) where she worked in areas of accreditation, performance standards, and teacher preparation reform. For more than 15 years, Dr. Fly chaired accreditation teams for the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE now CAEP), and currently serves as a peer reviewer for the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).


  • PhD, Instructional Leadership & Academic Curriculum, University of Oklahoma, 1994
  • MEd, Humanities, Drury University, Summa cum laude, 1984
  • BS.ED, English Education, French Education, Missouri State University, Magna cum laude, 1980
Teacher Education Policy & Reform;
Portfolios in Assessment practices;
Constructivist Theories of Learning;
Socio-Cultural Influences on Learning; and
Classroom Discourse
English Education methods;
Teacher Preparation courses;
Secondary Literacy;
English Composition; and
Developmental reading and writing courses

Intellectual Content:

  • The Tulsa Collaborative: A Regional Approach to Improving Transfer and Bachelors Degree Attainment (Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New), Application, Published, February, 2021


  • Reimagining an Institution's Approach to Transfer - NISTS Annual Conference - Atlanta, GA - February 2020
  • Institutional Collaboration to Improve Regional Transfer Success - NISTS Annual Conference - Atlanta, GA - February 2019
  • How Students Define Success - HLC Annual Conference - Chicago, IL - April 2019
  • Improving Student Persistence: Co-requisite Education - HLC Annual Conference - Chicago, IL - April 2018
  • SLOs in GenEd: Now We Know What We Dont Know. - HLC Annual Conference - Chicago, IL - April 2014
  • Stuck in the Middle with You: Moving Forward Under Transitional Leadership - AASCU Winter Meeting - San Diego, CA. - February 2014
  • "Interim: Stepping in to Serve" - OKWHE 2016 Annual Conference - Edmond - November 2016

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