Dr Edward GuilianoNYIT President, USA
Edward Guiliano has led New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) to worldwide prestige with special recognition in architecture, medicine, communications, engineering, business, and educational technology.
An eloquent spokesman and advocate for the environment and sustainability, global higher education, and educational technology, Dr. Guiliano is a frequent keynote speaker at conferences around the globe. Since becoming president in 2000, he has significantly increased the size and quality of its diverse student body of more than 15,000 students from all 50 U.S. states and 106 countries; added more than 300 distinguished faculty members; and opened campuses and sites in North America, the Middle East, Asia, and online to complement NYIT’s hub campuses in Manhattan and Long Island, New York.
During this time, NYIT has undergone a major renovation of campus facilities while branding itself to raise its national and international profile. The administration also created a bold 2030 strategic plan to position NYIT as a model for a 21st-century global university. NYIT has been consistently ranked as one of America’s best colleges by leading publications; in 2010 The Chronicle of Higher Education named it a Great College to Work For.
Dr. Guiliano holds a bachelor’s degree from Brown University and a doctorate from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. In 2001, he received the prestigious Ellis Island Medal of Honor for his personal accomplishments, social compassion, and outstanding contributions to American society.