[photo, Javier Miyares, President, University of Maryland University College] JAVIER MIYARES, President

President, University of Maryland University College, since October 1, 2012. Acting President, University of Maryland University College, February 22 to September 30, 2012. Member, Northeast Maryland Higher Education Advisory Board, 2012-; P-20 Leadership Council of Maryland, 2012-.

Director, Institutional Studies and Analysis, University System of Maryland, 1991-94. Assistant Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs, University System of Maryland, 1994-99. Associate Vice-Chancellor for Finance and Administration, University System of Maryland, 1999-2001. Vice-President for Planning, Research and Accountability, University of Maryland University College, 2001-11. Senior Vice-President for Institutional Effectiveness, University of Maryland University College, 2011-12.

Director, Research and Policy Analysis, Maryland Higher Education Commission, 1990-91 (desegregation research specialist, 1977-81; higher education research specialist, 1981-87; acting director, equal educational opportunity, 1987; special assistant to deputy secretary, 1987-89; director, grants, contracts & special programs, 1989-90).

Member, Human Relations Commission, Montgomery County, 1986-89; Governor's Commission on Hispanic Affairs, 1987-90 (vice-chair, 1988-90). Board of Directors, Maryland Higher Education Supplemental Loan Authority, 1992. Member, Maryland Higher Education Loan Corporation, 1994-95. Chair, Task Force on Accountability, Maryland Higher Education Commission, 1995. Member, Task Force on Evolving Role of the College in the Midst of Change, Montgomery College, 1999; Commission on the Future - 2000 and Beyond, Montgomery County, 2000 (chair, land use, environment & infrastructure committee, 2000); Charter Review Commission, Montgomery County, 2003-05; Tuition Task Force, University System of Maryland, 2003; Teacher Shortage Task Force, 2007-08.

Born in Havana, Cuba. University of Maryland, College Park, B.A. (sociology), 1971, M.A. (sociology), 1975. Member, 20th Legislative District Senatorial Scholarship Committee, 1984-94; 8th Congressional District, Service Academy Appointment Committee, 1986-90. Member, Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee, 1986-90. Alternate delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 1988. Member, Montgomery County Hispanic Coalition (president, 1981-85). Member, Maryland Challenge School's Policy Planning and Evaluation Council, 1993-94; USA Funds Maryland Advisory Council, 1995-96; Work Group on Measures of Success among Military Students, Service Members Opportunity Colleges, 2010-12. Volunteer, Hospice Care of DC, 1994-2001 (ethics committee, 1997-2001). Board of Directors, Achieving the Dream, 2016-; American Council on Education, 2016-. Distinguished Achievement Award, National University Technology Network, 2016.

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