Arthur Snyder combines 20 years of industry business experience with 20 years of academic and institutional leadership acumen to focus on creating net revenue streams for colleges and universities, including new programs and increased enrollment. His areas of focus include strategic and financial planning, planning and budgeting, effective organizational change management, adult and accelerated programs, and long-term financial sustainability implementation strategies.
Snyder retired as president emeritus of Indiana Institute of Technology. Previously, he was the dean of the Tabor School of Business at Millikin University. Prior to joining academia, he had a 20+ year career in the telecommunications industry at AT&T, rising to the position of vice president.
Under his leadership, Indiana Tech experienced extraordinary growth. Academic offerings expanded to include programs in biomedical and energy engineering, elementary education, cybersecurity and criminal justice, and exercise science. In total, more than 30 new curricular programs were developed. The addition of hybrid delivery systems and the establishment of 14 remote campuses contributed to enrollment growth of over 400 percent. He implemented long range strategic and budget planning systems and increased fundraising success which resulted in an 800 percent increase in the endowment. During his tenure Indiana Tech’s physical campus added nine new buildings and made major renovations to others.
Snyder earned an undergraduate degree from Barry University, summa cum laude, and went on to earn a master’s degree in business administration in strategic management. Snyder earned a doctor of education in innovation and leadership at Wilmington University.