• Interim Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate and Professional School
  • Phone: 979-845-7979
  • Email: fuhuitong@tamu.edu
  • Office: 704C Harrington Education Center Office Tower
Dr. Fuhui Tong, Interim Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate and Professional School


  • Dr. Fuhui Tong is Interim Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate and Professional School. Her responsibilities include providing strategic, scholarly and financial leadership of the school, bolstering the university’s identity as a research institution in a manner analogous to our peers, and supporting the enhancement of all graduate and professional programs to build and sustain excellence. Dr. Tong joined Texas A&M in 2007 and is a Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology.

    Prior to being appointed Interim Associate Provost and Dean, Dr. Tong served as Department Head and Doug Palmer Endowed Chair of Educational Psychology. Working collaboratively with her team, Dr. Tong has led the department to elevated academic excellence and recruited talented faculty and staff, along with $22 million in new funding to support research and graduate education. During her tenure, graduate applications and enrollment of underrepresented minority graduate/professional students saw considerable gains. Dr. Tong has also co-directed an $80 million system-approved research center where a diverse group of graduate students acquired research and publication experiences. Students advised by Dr. Tong have become local and global leaders in PK-16 settings.

    Dr. Tong earned her bachelor’s degree in English and a master’s degree in applied linguistics from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China. She earned her Ph.D. in educational psychology from Texas A&M University in 2006.