Michael Rao

President at Virginia Commonwealth University

Michael Rao

Michael Rao

President at Virginia Commonwealth University

Overview
Career Highlights

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Virginia Commonwealth University
Central Michigan University

RelSci Relationships

2942

Number of Boards

13

Contact Data
Trying to get in touch with Michael Rao? Subscribe today to access their professional contact information and receive a one time promotion of free Contact Data credits!
Relationships
RelSci Relationships are individuals Michael Rao likely has professional access to. A relationship does not necessarily indicate a personal connection.

Chief Executive Officer at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System

Relationship likelihood: Strong

MD at Virginia Commonwealth University

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Former University Distinguished Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Director of the Adult Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Former Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Board at S&K Famous Brands, Inc.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Operating Advisor, Business Services at Blue Heron Capital Management LLC

Relationship likelihood: Strong

President at West Virginia University

Relationship likelihood: Strong

President at Georgia Institute of Technology

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Provost & Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs at Michigan State University

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Founder at Emerson Companies LLC

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Paths to Michael Rao
Potential Connections via
Relationship Science
You
Michael Rao
President at Virginia Commonwealth University
Family Members
Spouse
Member, Board of Directors at The Richmond Forum

The Richmond Forum is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization. Their mission is to bring leaders from the world stage to their stage in Richmond--to expand horizons, stimulate conversation, and inspire their community. They are a subscription series, producing five programs each year. The biggest and most influential names in the world have taken the stage at The Richmond Forum.

Education
Bachelor's in Chemistry

The University of South Florida is a high-impact, global research university located in beautiful Tampa Bay on Florida's spectacular west coast. It is one of the largest public universities in the nation, and among the top 50 universities, public or private, for federal research expenditures. The university is one of only four Florida public universities classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in the top tier of research universities, a distinction attained by only 2.3 percent of all universities.

Ph.D. in Higher Education

The University of Florida (commonly referred to as Florida or UF) is an American public land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant research university located on a 2,000-acre (8.1 km2) campus in Gainesville, Florida. It is a senior member of the State University System of Florida and traces its historical origins to 1853, and has operated continuously on its present Gainesville campus since September 1906. The University of Florida is ranked 14th overall among all public national universities in the 2014 U.S. News & World Report rankings, and has ranked within the top 100 universities worldwide. The University of Florida was also described as a "Public Ivy" in the book The Public Ivies: America's Flagship Public Universities.

Memberships
Member
Prior

The Association of American Universities (AAU) is an international organization of leading research universities devoted to maintaining a strong system of academic research and education. It consists of 60 universities in the United States (both public and private) and two universities in Canada.

Career History
President & Director
2009 - Current

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System operates hospitals and outpatient clinics. Its medical services cover specialty areas such as organ transplantation, head and spinal cord trauma, burn healing, and cancer treatment. The company was founded in 1838 and is headquartered in Richmond, VA.

President
2009 - Current

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond, Virginia, is a high-ranking research university that offers comprehensive academics in the liberal and fine arts, sciences and professional fields. VCU’s campus life is also comprehensive and offers many opportunities. Virginia Commonwealth University has more than 10 distinctive schools that award bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. Students may earn undergraduate degrees in such fields as: * African American Studies * Art Education * Bioinformatics * Business * Film and Photography * Nursing * Religious Studies Virginia Commonwealth’s diverse graduate programs include: * Clinical Psychology * Creative Writing * Engineering * Physical Therapy * Social Work * Theatre Virginia Commonwealth has consistently received high rankings. U.S. News and World Report rated it as a Tier 1 University and ranked the School of the Arts as one of the best nationally. Other programs that have received high rankings are business and education. Student life activities also abound and include more than 200 organizations, several student publications and a student radio station. VCU also hosts one of the nation’s largest university film festivals.

President
2000 - 2009

Central Michigan University (CMU) is a public research university in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. Established in 1892, Central Michigan University is one of the largest universities in the state of Michigan and one of the nation's 100 largest public universities. It has more than 20,000 students on its Mount Pleasant campus and 7,000 students enrolled online at more than 60 locations worldwide.

Boards & Committees
Secretary, Board of Directors
2020 - Current

ACE is the nation’s most visible and influential higher education association. We represent the presidents of U.S. accredited, degree-granting institutions, which include two- and four-year colleges, private and public universities, and nonprofit and for-profit entities. Our strength lies in our loyal and diverse base of more than 1,800 member institutions, 75 percent of which have been with ACE for over 10 years. That loyalty stands as a testament to the value derived from membership. We convene representatives from all sectors to collectively tackle the toughest higher education challenges, with a focus on improving access and preparing every student to succeed.

President & Director
2009 - Current

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System operates hospitals and outpatient clinics. Its medical services cover specialty areas such as organ transplantation, head and spinal cord trauma, burn healing, and cancer treatment. The company was founded in 1838 and is headquartered in Richmond, VA.

Chair, University Council
Current

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond, Virginia, is a high-ranking research university that offers comprehensive academics in the liberal and fine arts, sciences and professional fields. VCU’s campus life is also comprehensive and offers many opportunities. Virginia Commonwealth University has more than 10 distinctive schools that award bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. Students may earn undergraduate degrees in such fields as: * African American Studies * Art Education * Bioinformatics * Business * Film and Photography * Nursing * Religious Studies Virginia Commonwealth’s diverse graduate programs include: * Clinical Psychology * Creative Writing * Engineering * Physical Therapy * Social Work * Theatre Virginia Commonwealth has consistently received high rankings. U.S. News and World Report rated it as a Tier 1 University and ranked the School of the Arts as one of the best nationally. Other programs that have received high rankings are business and education. Student life activities also abound and include more than 200 organizations, several student publications and a student radio station. VCU also hosts one of the nation’s largest university film festivals.

This web site is not endorsed by, directly affiliated with, maintained, authorized, or sponsored by Michael Rao. The use of any trade name or trademark is for identification and reference purposes only and does not imply any association with the trademark holder. The Presence of Michael Rao's profile does not indicate a business or promotional relationship of any kind between RelSci and Michael Rao.