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Concordia University Irvine

Meet Michael A. Thomas, Ph.D.

Our fifth president of Concordia University Irvine, Dr. Michael Thomas, brings a passion for higher education to his tenure. His deep commitment to the Lutheran tradition, along with his extensive experience across multiple disciplines, including curriculum, faculty and staff development, governance, enrollment, and student life, have prepared him to lead Concordia into a new era.

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Presidential Inauguration

Dr. Michael A. Thomas, 5th President of Concordia University Irvine

Friday, February 7, 2020

2:00 PM - Concordia University Arena
6:00 PM - Inaugural Dinner and Ball, Hotel Irvine

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Faith-based institutions today play a vital role in our nation as they train nurses, doctors, teachers and others who serve with conviction in the public sector. That’s why I’m thrilled to serve alongside such a dedicated group of faculty and staff who put students and their families at the very center of what we do.

Dr. Michael A. Thomas

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