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Dr. Renea Fike

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Dr. Fike

"Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out."

-Robert Collier






Dr. Renea Fike is the Master’s Program Coordinator for the Dreeben School of Education.

She earned a Doctorate in Education from Texas Tech University and a Master’s and Bachelor’s of Business Education from West Texas A&M University. Prior to coming to the University of the Incarnate Word, she was an Assistant Professor of Education and Coordinator of Student Leadership at West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas. Before moving to West Texas A&M University, Dr. Fike held many administrative positions over a 16-year span of employment at Amarillo College.  Her final position was Dean of Student & Academic Development.

She began her career in education teaching business courses to high school students. She taught at three different high schools in the Panhandle of Texas over a nine-year period. Dr. Fike has been the sole author of numerous multi-million dollar grants.  

Research interests

Critical thinking, predictors of student success, cultural diversity in teaching, program improvement, community college developmental education

personal interests

Travel and family

Courses Taught

Theories of Learning

College Teaching

Effective Teams and


Program Development

Legal Issues in Student


Multicultural Concepts in 



Ed.D., Education

Specialization: Higher Education

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, Texas


M.B.E., Business Education West Texas A&M University

Canyon, Texas


BBE, Business Education

 West Texas A&M University

Canyon, Texas

Contact Information

Dr. Renea Fike

Associate Professor