Party affiliation: Democrat
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).
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.
Denomination: Roman Catholic