Gary Reichard named Provost & Senior VP for Academic Affairs

Dr. Gary W. Reichard, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Dr. Gary W. Reichard has been named Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at The City University of New York’s College of Staten Island.

Dr. Reichard has a career in higher education spanning over 40 years. He began his academic career at The Ohio State University, where he taught for eleven years and served as chair of the History department. Subsequently, he held faculty and academic administrative positions at the University of Delaware, the University of Maryland, College Park, and Florida Atlantic University.

From 1994 to 2009, Dr. Reichard held various academic leadership positions in the California State University system, including Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs (Academic Personnel) and then Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at California State University, Long Beach, and Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer in the CSU Chancellor’s Office.

After retiring from the California State University System office in 2009, Dr. Reichard held a succession of interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs positions through the Registry for College and University Presidents, including most recently at California State University, Dominguez Hills, and the California State University, Maritime Academy. He assumed his duties at CSI on July 1, 2015.

Dr. Reichard holds a BA from the College of Wooster, an MA from Vanderbilt University and a PhD in History from Cornell University. He has published numerous scholarly books, articles, book chapters, and reviews in the field of recent United States political history, in addition to giving many professional presentations on both U.S. history topics, as well as higher education.