The League of American States already has a new president
The Inter-American University Board of Trustees appointed Dr. Rafael Ramírez Rivera as President of the University Foundation, who held the position on an interim basis for one year.
“We recognize that Dr. Ramirez Rivera has the immeasurable qualities and experience to continue to position IUA as the leading educational institution that it has proven to be. “Board of Trustees Chairman, Jose R. Muñoz Avila, said in written statements: “
The Board of Trustees’ decision was issued on Tuesday. The official became president exactly one year ago, after the board of directors canceled the contract of former chairman Manuel Vernos on May 24, 2022.
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Previously, Ramirez Rivera served as President of the Arecibo Pan American University for 14 years. He has served as president and CEO of Humacao Community College, director of the School of Technical Careers at San Juan College of the Antilles, president and general manager of Columbia College, director of the Licensing and Accreditation Office of the Council of Higher Education in Puerto Rico’s academic institution, and president of Huertas Junior College.
The now 11th Pan American President holds a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Puerto Rico and a Doctorate in Educational Administration from the Interamerican University Metro Campus. He was also part of the University of Oxford Summer Research Program, the Institute for Management and Leadership in Education (MLE) at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, as well as the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University and the University of Bologna. .