Eduardo Marti, served as Vice Chancellor for Community Colleges of the City University of New York and is president emeritus Queensborough Community College. Prior to his experience in NYC, he served as President of Corning Community College of the State University of New York (SUNY), and as President of SUNY’s Tompkins Cortland Community College. Dr. Martí also served as Executive Dean of Tunxis Community College (Campus CEO, CAO) and Acting President of Middlesex Community College, both located in Connecticut An advocate for high standards and the traditional values of education, Dr. Martí serves on the Board of Trustees of Teachers College at Columbia University, as a member of the Board of Governors of the Council for Aid to Education, and as a member of NYS Governor’s Commission on Educational Reform. Previously, he served on The College Board’s Advisory Board on Community Colleges as well as the Community College Research Center Advisory Board of Teachers College at Columbia University. Additionally, he served as Chair of the Board for the Hispanic Educational Telecommunications System (HETS).
Having previously served on the Board of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), he was elected once again in March 2009-11. He was elected as a member of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education in October 2010. In 2011 he was appointed by Mayor Bloomberg to serve on the Panel for Educational Policy of the NYC Department of Education.
Three times a graduate of New York University, Dr. Martí holds the Bachelor of Arts, Master of Science, and Ph.D. degrees in biology from the institution. He is the recipient of the Founders Day Award from New York University and was chosen as the recipient of the New York University Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumnus Award in November 2007. In October 2008, the New York Post honored Dr. Marti with their Liberty Medal Award as a champion of human rights. He was previously named to the Honor Roll of the Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges.
As the recipient of a Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad award, he spent June 2004 traveling in China with leaders of minority serving institutions
As a result of these experiences, Dr. Marti understands key issues associated with accreditation, strategic planning, board-president relationship and minority affairs.