President Claudia V. Schrader

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Claudia V. Schrader, MA, Ed.M., EdD

Dr. Claudia V. Schrader took the helm as president of Kingsborough Community College (KCC) of The City University of New York (CUNY) in September 2018.  She is the College’s 7th president, and she holds the distinction of being the first African-American in the College’s history to hold that office.  

Education has served as a vehicle for Dr. Schrader.  She was born and raised on St. Croix, the largest of the United States Virgin Islands.  She earned her undergraduate degree from Rutgers University and her Master of Arts, Master of Education, and Doctorate of Education from Columbia University, Teachers College. Dr. Schrader also obtained a certificate from the Institute for Educational Management at the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University.

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