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Dr. Michael Cunningham

Dr. Michael R. Cunningham joined the National University System in 2013 and has extensive experience in both the education and business sectors. Previously, Cunningham served as dean of the College of Business Administration at San Diego State University and taught strategy and entrepreneurship courses at SDSU, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, and New York University. He was the founder, chairman, chief executive officer, and president of Cunningham Graphics International (CGII; NASDAQ) from 1989-2000, a multinational graphics communications company that operated out of seven countries and employed approximately 2,000 employees.

Cunningham earned his doctorate and master’s degree from New York University and his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.