Daniel J. Rodas
Vice President for Planning; Vice President for Human Resources
Daniel J. Rodas has served as LIU’s vice president for planning since June 2005. As chief planning officer of one of the nation’s largest and most diverse private universities, Dr. Rodas oversees the University’s eight-year strategic planning process and its Office of Institutional Research. He is responsible for shaping and executing more than 25 initiatives reflecting the University’s five strategic priorities and its commitment to providing access to the American dream through excellence in higher education to people from all walks of life. In May 2009, Dr. Rodas took on the additional role of vice president for human resources. In this capacity, he oversees the policies, processes and systems that support the University’s personnel-related functions.
Dr. Rodas previously served as provost of LIU’s residential liberal arts campus, Southampton College. As the College’s chief officer, he was responsible for overall management of the campus, including budgets, student life, enrollment, athletics, community affairs and fundraising. Prior to joining LIU, Dr. Rodas served as assistant vice president for administration and as special assistant to the executive vice president at Duke University. He also has held administrative and analytical roles in the provost’s office at Stanford University and in academic health affairs at Harvard University as well as faculty appointments at Duke and North Carolina State University.
Dr. Rodas earned a B.A. in American studies from Williams College, an Ed.M. from Harvard University, and an M.B.A and a Ph.D. in higher education from Stanford University. He has served on the boards of several community organizations and is active in numerous professional associations.
Reporting to the Vice President for Planning; Vice President for Human Resources
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