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academic administrator , language educator

Manuel Antonio Esteban, American academic administrator, language educator. Fellow, University Michigan, 1982-1983; Woodrow Wilson fellow, 1969, Doctoral fellow, University California, Santa Barbara, 1970-1973, Canada Council Doctoral fellow, Government of Canada, 1970-1973, Rackham grantee, University Michigan, 1979. Trustee Enloe Hospital; Member of Sierra Health Foundation (board directors since 1998).


Esteban, Manuel Antonio was born on June 20, 1940 in Barcelona, Spain. Arrived in the United States, 1970. Son of Manuel and Julia Esteban.


Bachelor in French with 1st class honors, University Calgary, Canada, 1969. Master of Arts in Romance Studies, University Calgary, Canada, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy in French, University California, Santa Barbara, 1976.


From assistant professor to professor French and Spanish languages and literature, University of Michigan, Dearborn, 1973-1987;associate dean, University of Michigan, Dearborn, 1984-1986;acting dean college arts, science, and letters, University of Michigan, Dearborn, 1986-1987;dean arts and science, California State University, Bakersfield, 1987-1990;provost, vice president academic affairs, Humboldt State University, Arcata, California, 1990-1993;president, professor French and Spanish, California State University, Chico, since 1993. Board directors California Joint Policy Council on Agriculture and Education, since 1995, Sierra Health Foundation, since 1998.


Member American Council Education, American Association State Colleges Universities, Greater ChicoC. of C., United States Distance Learning Association, Sierra Health Foundation (board directors since 1998).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, woodworking, glassblowing.


Married Gloria Ribas, July 7, 1962. 1 child, Jacqueline.

Manuel Esteban

Julia Esteban

Gloria Ribas

Jacqueline Esteban