Lisa Ijiri

Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Provost, Office of


Dr. Lisa Ijiri, Associate Provost for Academic Program and Resource Planning has been a member of the Lesley community since 2012. During that time, she has led key initiatives such as the establishment of the Global Education Center and the 2015 10-year NEASC accreditation process. A Fulbright scholar, Dr. Ijiri is a seasoned academic administrator with extensive international program experience. She holds doctoral and master’s degrees from Northwestern University in Learning Disabilities and master’s and bachelor’s degrees in Psychology from Johns Hopkins University. Prior to joining Lesley, Dr. Ijiri was Associate Dean at Curry College in Milton, MA and served for fourteen years as Director of the internationally renowned Program for Advancement of Learning, a comprehensive program for college students with learning disabilities. She is a member of the Massachusetts American Council for Education (ACE) Women’s Network Executive Board, a state chapter of the national ACE organization dedicated to advancing women’s leadership in higher education.