Cumulus International Association of Universities and Colleges of Art, Design and Media

05 May 2010

RMCAD, USA names New President + Provost – Dr Maria Puzziferro


The Board of Directors for Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design is proud to announce the appointment of our new President + Provost, Dr. Maria Puzziferro. Effective March 1st, Maria will be taking on the new role of academic and administrative head of the College.


Maria has been with the school since August, most recently in the position of Vice President for Academic Affairs. She holds her PhD in Higher Education Administration from New York University and has strong experience in the development of both on-ground and online degree programs.


Steve Steele, RMCAD's long-time President (and son of founder Philip J. Steele) stepped down from his position at the beginning of the year. Board member Dr. James Schoemer has been acting as Interim President since, while the search for the ideal candidate was underway.