Dr. Fernando Leon Garcia
Before joining City University, he served as President of the Phoenix Institute for Professional Education and Chief Academic Officer of Apollo International. From 1974 to 2000, Dr. Leon-Garcia served in several capacities at CETYS University, including Chief Academic Officer/Provost.
Dr. Leon-Garcia holds a doctoral degree in Educational Administration and Policy Analysis and an M.A. in International Development Education from Stanford University, as well as a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from CETYS Universidad. He has been a Rotary International Fellow, a Mexican National Research System Fellow, and an American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow.
Dr. Leon-Garcia is President of the Board of Directors of the Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration for 2011-2014, Chair of the Accreditation Evaluation Committee of the Federation of Mexican Private Universities (FIMPES), member of the Steering Committee on the Quality in Teaching Initiative of OECD’s Institute for Management in Higher Education, and 2010-2011 Chair of the Council of Fellows of the American Council on Education Fellows Program.