Office of the President

VP for Strategic Initiatives and Executive Director, University Corporation

Dr. Lawrence Samuels is the VP for Strategic Initiatives and Executive Director for the University Corporation. He is an experienced high tech entrepreneur with a newly minted Ph.D. in higher education policy and administration. Dr. Samuels is currently engaged in strategy, funding, economic development, and policy work within the higher educational sector. He has extensive experience in executive leadership and management, capital campaigns, sales and marketing, public speaking, product marketing and development, organizational development, and strategic planning.