Dr. Jorge Pérez

Dr. Jorge Pérez began his career at KSU in 1998 as Professor of Information Systems. Since then, he has served as the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Faculty Fellow for Online Learning, the Associate Director of what was then called the Center for Hispanic Studies, and the Faculty Executive Assistant to President Daniel Papp. Dr. Pérez recently earned a American Council on Education (ACE) Fellowship and worked on system-wide strategy for the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education. Born in Cuba and raised in both Spain and the US, Dr. Pérez has advocated for the LGBTQ and Latin@ communities at KSU.

To learn more about Dr. Pérez's personal history, advocacy, and thoughts on diversity, view his videos:

From Cuba to Spain to United States: My Upbringing


Living in the South with a Spanish Name

Finding a Love for Learning

KSU: Faculty Member Advises Me Not to Come Out

Thoughts on How Things Have Changed at KSU

I Know What It Feels Like to be Celebrated and to be Held Back

Hiring a Chief Diversity Officer

Closing Message to KSU