Dr. Tomás D. Morales
Tomás D. Morales was selected as the president of California State University, San Bernardino in 2012. Previously, Morales was president of the College of Staten Island, The City University of New York (CUNY), since 2007. Having served as an educator and administrative leader in higher education for more than 32 years, he is one of the few higher education administrators in the United States who has held senior administrative positions at the three largest public university systems in the nation: The California State University, The State University of New York, and The City University of New York.
Morales serves on the American Association of State Colleges and Universities as a Board member and Co-chair of its National Task Force on College Readiness, the Executive Committee of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities, the American Council on Education's Commission on Racial and Ethnic Equity, the Governing Board and as Secretary to the Board of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, and has served on the National Information and Communication Technology Literacy Policy Council.
Morales' lifelong dedication to improving the access and quality of public higher education has been recognized with numerous awards, including an honorary doctorate from his alma mater New Paltz, the Distinguished Leader in Education award from Education Update, the Latino Trendsetter Award at the United Nations, and the IMAGEN Certificate Award from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.