Creating a New Paradigm for Higher Education
Embracing the transformative vision of President Ronald Berkman, Cleveland State University has embarked on a mission to enrich the ties between CSU and Cleveland's key institutions.
Dr. Berkman became the sixth president of CSU in April 2009. Previously, Dr. Berkman had been Provost and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Florida International University in Miami, positions held since 1997. He also served as Executive Dean of the College of Health and Urban Affairs at FIU. He received his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1977.