Dr. Jack Miller began his duties in 2005 as the President of CCSU, which was founded in 1849 and is the oldest publicly supported institution of higher education in Connecticut.
Prior to coming to Connecticut, Dr. Miller served as the Chancellor at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater for six years. He has also been Dean of the College of Education at Florida State University from 1993-1999. He served as a professor and an administrator at Georgia Southern University and Wichita State University.
Miller has taught students in public education from the elementary to doctoral degree levels in the United States, Costa Rica, England, and South Africa. He has lectured in many other countries, including Ireland and Sweden.
He has received numerous national awards, including the Excellence in Diversity award from the Brothers of the Academy for his commitment to access, retention, and graduation of underrepresented students in higher education in 2005, and the Pacesetter Award from the National Academic Advisory Association as CEO of the year in 2003.
His annual study of America’s Most Literate Cities has been published by USA Today, and recognized in over 100 of the largest daily newspapers and on National Public Radio.