Brett McFarlane

Brett McFarlane

Brett is the executive director of academic advising at UC Davis.

Brief Biography

Brett McFarlane serves as the Executive Director of Academic Advising at UC Davis where he oversees campus-wide advising initiatives, advising assessment, advising training and professional development, advising technology, and collaborative programming between academic and student affairs serving approximately 30,000 undergraduates. Prior to UC Davis, Brett served as Director of Undergraduate Programs for the College of Engineering at Oregon State University and Director of Student Services for the School of Business at Portland State University. He is an active leader in NACADA, the global community for academic advising, and currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors.

Brett holds a BS degree in Accounting from the University of Oregon, an MS in Postsecondary Adult and Continuing Education, and an Ed.D. in Higher Education Leadership, both from Portland State University.

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