Allen Huang, Ph.D.

Allen Huang, Ph.D.Vice Chair to the Board of Trustees.

Dr. Allen Huang, with a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Alabama and a rich background in Special Education, has been an influential figure in the field of education. Serving as President at the University of the West and later as Provost and Senior VP for Academic Affairs at UNC, he has made significant strides in educational leadership. As President of Global Higher Education Consulting Group since 2009, and an advisor to the Beifang Group in China, Dr. Huang’s extensive experience shapes his vital role in multicultural education initiatives and innovative educational strategies. His career as a teacher, researcher, and administrator adds depth to our Board of Trustees.



  • Ph.D., University of Alabama, Education
  • MA, Eastern Kentucky University, Special Education
  • BA, National Chenchi University



  • 2007-2009: President, University of the West
  • 2003-2007: Provost and Senior VP for Academic Affairs, University of Northern Colorado (UNC)
  • 1999-2003: Associate VP for Research and Dean of Graduate School, UNC
  • 1997-1999: Dean, College of Education, UNC
  • 1995-2007: Executive Director, Bresnahan and Halstead Endowment, UNC
  • 1978-2007: Assistant, Associate, Chair and Professor of Special Education Division, UNC
  • 1972-1975: Head Teacher, Madison County School of Hope
  • 1966-1970: Teacher, Taipei Kuting Jr. Highschool



  • 2009-present: President of Global Higher Education Consulting Group. In this position, Dr. Huang supports innovative multicultural education ventures for clients, including Beifang Education Group, China
  • 200-present: Advisor, Beifang Group, China

More board members:

Kathryn LaurinChair of the Board of Trustees

Dr. Daniel Ping YuTrustee

Menglin Cao, Ph.D.Trustee

Geoffrey M. CoxTrustee

Miao YangTrustee

Greg BrandesTrustee

John WiddowsonTrustee

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