Jean C. Chance
|Alma mater||University of Florida|
|Known for||Chairwoman of the Hearst Awards Committee; University of Florida teaching and service awards; chaired UF faculty senate and Intercollegiate Athletics Committee|
Jean C. Chance is an American academic.
She has served as a member of the Hearst Awards Committee for 25 of those years, and was also the Chairman as well. In addition Chance has been a faculty member at UF since 1969. She was a Professor of Journalism until her retirement in 2003, and was inducted into the UF Hall of Fame and Independent Florida Alligator Hall of Fame; she served as chairwoman of the Campus Communications Inc. board and Gator Wesley Foundation board.