Board of Directors

USU is led by presidents and chancellors of America's leading urban public research universities. The board of directors governs and sets policy for the organization.

The current chair of the coalition is Mark Becker, President, Georgia State University


Mark Becker, President, Georgia State University, Chair

Mark Rosenberg, President, Florida International University, Treasurer

Santa Ono, President, University of British Columbia, Secretary

Ronald Berkman, President, Cleveland State University

David Wilson, President, Morgan State University

Michael Amiridis, Chancellor, University Illinois at Chicago

William Covino, President, California State University, Los Angeles

Mildred Garcia, President, California State University, Fullerton

Dianne Harrison, President, California State University, Northridge

Keith Motley, Chancellor, University of Massachusetts, Boston

Michael Rao, President, Virginia Commonwealth University 

M. David Rudd, President, University of Memphis

Wim Wiewel, President, Portland State University, Past Chair