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Specialties: Strategic planning and positioning, performance assessment, identifying transformational programs and initiatives, formulating partnerships to advance the institution, and team development
About Dr. Sal D. Rinella
For more than 25 years, Dr. Sal D. Rinella served in executive positions for numerous institutions, including Austin Peay State University, where he was president for six years. He also was vice president for administration at California State University Fullerton, vice chancellor for business and finance at the University of Michigan Dearborn, and assistant director of institutional research and planning for the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.
For the past 14 years, Dr. Rinella has served as a consultant to all sectors of higher education. Dr. Rinella also has served as facilitator and author for the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) roundtables and monographs, leading discussions of timely topics, including “New Forces and Realities: Making the Adjustment and The Presidential Role in Disaster Planning and Response.”