Dr. Steve Altman has served as President of three universities, as a professor of business management and consultant. He has worked in both the public and private sectors, and brings a wide range of experience in institutional policy, strategy, leadership, accreditation, marketing and financial management. His presidencies included appointments at New School of Architecture and Design, University of Central Florida, and Texas A&M University, Kingsville, where in each case he led significant enrollment and programmatic growth. Previous to these appointments he served as Provost, Associate, and Assistant Vice President at Florida International University and chaired the Department of Management. He is author or co-author of 13 books. He was one of the founders of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), where he served as Vice Chair.In addition to his university appointments, he has been a leading consultant in the education, healthcare, telecommunications and technology fields.