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Claudio R. Prieto

Claudio R. Prieto, Puerto Rican, American academic administrator, lawyer. Bar: Puerto Rico. Named Education Executive of Year Sales and Marketing Association, Puerto Rico, 1989. Trustee Ewald B. Nyquist Memorial Fund, Albany, since 1990; board overseers Regents College, 1989-1993. Member Intercollegiate Athletic League (board governors).

Background

  • Prieto, Claudio R. was born on August 17, 1933 in Caguas, Puerto Rico. Son of Claudio Prieto and Carmen (Gutierrez) del Arroyo.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Puerto Rico, 1954. Juris Doctor, University Puerto Rico, 1971.

    Career

    • Assistant professor University Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, 1956-1970, coordinator student affairs, 1957-1959, director extension division, 1959-1961, associate professor School Law, 1970-1971. Director education press Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, 1961-1965, assistant secretary education, 1965-1967, assistant to governor San Juan, 1967-1968. Assistant to deputy commissioner Department Education State of New York, Albany, 1977-1978, assistant commissioner, 1978-1988.

      Chancellor Turabo University, Gurabo, Puerto Rico, 1989-1993. Executive director office of equity and acccess policy studies New York State Department Education, Albany, 1993-1994. Deputy assistant secretary for higher education programs Department Education, Washington, 1994—2001.

      Chancellor Interamerican University University of Puerto Rico - Metropolitan Campus, since 2001. Consultant to chancellor University Puerto Rico, 1969, legal plannning and administration Technology Services Puerto Rico, 1973-1976.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Puerto Rico.

    Works

    • Columnist San Juan Star, 1973-1976, since 1992.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Trustee Ewald B. Nyquist Memorial Fund, Albany, since 1990. Board overseers Regents College, 1989-1993. Member Intercollegiate Athletic League (board governors).

    Connections

    • Married Myrna Irizarry. Children: Claudio, Carmen, Isabel, Rosa, Anna, Alfonso.
    • father: Claudio Prieto Prieto
    • mother: Carmen (Gutierrez) Prieto
    • spouse: Myrna Irizarry
    • children: Claudio Prieto
    • Carmen Prieto
    • Isabel Prieto
    • Rosa Prieto
    • Anna Prieto
    • Alfonso Prieto
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    Born August 17, 1933
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