Author Profile

William Destler | President, Rochester Institute of Technology

Current Position and Past Experience
Since 2007, William Destler has served as the President of the Rochester Institute of Technology. Prior to this, Destler served as the Senior Vice President for Student Affairs at the University of Maryland, College Park, following his time as the university’s Dean of Engineering and Dean of Graduate Studies.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Destler earned his bachelor’s degree from the Stevens Institute of Technology in 1968, and his PhD from Cornell University in 1972.