Yuhang Rong

Assistant Vice Provost for Global Affairs


Yuhang earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from East China Normal University (华东师范大学), a Master of Arts in education administration from West Virginia University, and a Doctor of Philosophy in professional higher education administration from the University of Connecticut with partial completion from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has worked in the fields of student affairs, international affairs, and academic affairs in higher education, as well as in the area of teacher quality enhancement in K-12 education. He has authored and/or administered grants from the United States Department of Education, including the Title II Teacher Quality Enhancement Grant and the Transition to Teaching Grant. He has also served as a federal grant technical reviewer for the United States Department of Education. He is the recipient of the American College Personnel Association Annuit Coeptis Award and the Manuscript of the Year Award by the Journal of College and University Student Housing. In 2003, the Governor of the State of Connecticut and the Connecticut General Assembly recognized him for his professional and civic contribution to the state as a first generation immigrant. In the 2005-2006 academic year, he was selected and served as one of the Ford Foundation supported associates for the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education. Since 2007, he has served for the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) as a member of the Board of Examiners, and has chaired accreditation visiting teams to numerous highly ranked domestic and international institutions. In 2011, he was appointed to be a member of the Board of Examiners Advisory Panel by the NCATE. From 2010 to 2013, he served on the Global Diversity Committee (and chair of the committee from 2012-2013) for the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE).  He has been an active member of the Universitas 21 Education Deans Conference.

Yuhang Rong
Contact Information
Emailyuhang.rong@uconn.edu
Phone860 486 2908
Fax860 486 2963
Mailing Address368 Fairfield Way, Room 123, Unit 4182 Storrs, CT 06269
Office LocationRowe 123
Linkhttp://www.global.uconn.edu