Dr. Sylento Lewis joins Austin campus as Dean of Academic Affairs and Operations


South University is pleased to welcome Dr. Sylento Lewis as the Dean of Academic Affairs and Operations at South University’s Austin campus. Dr. Lewis joins South University with over 20 years of teaching and academic administration experience. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, a Master of Education degree in Online Learning and Theory/Curriculum Development from American Intercontinental University (AIU), and a Doctor of Education in Administrator and Teacher Leadership from Walden University. He has served in several administrative roles in higher education, including Executive Director, College President, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Operations, and Compliance, Dean of Students, Dean of Student Affairs, Program Chair – School of Technology, Professor, Faculty/Instructor, and K-12 Principal. Dr. Lewis will be a great asset for South University as he shares the same values and commits to create an environment where students can “learn, grow, and excel with no excuses for a lack of excellence!” Please join us in welcoming Dr. Lewis to South University.