Michael T. Miller
Professor, Hotz Endowed Chair, and Dean of the College of Education and Health Professions, University of Arkansas
Nominee: Roy Jones
Michael T. Miller is professor, Hotz Endowed Chair, and dean of the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas. In his 30 years of experience working in higher education, he has served as associate dean of the College of Education at San Jose State University, chair of higher education at the University of Alabama, director of the research and development unit at the University of Nebraska, and director of annual giving at Southern Illinois University. His international work includes participation in the World Bank funding of postsecondary reform in Hungary, vocational technical education assessment in Jamaica, serving as a Binational Fulbright Commission scholar in Egypt, and lecturing on higher education leadership in China, Spain, and Ireland. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and master’s degree in higher education from Southern Illinois University and a Doctorate of Education from the University of Nebraska.
He has served as president of two national associations, has served as the editor of three different academic journals, has published nearly 300 articles and book chapters, has authored five and edited eight books. He has also chaired nearly 100 doctoral dissertations and has authored over $2.5 million in externally funded grants.