Cynthia Teniente-Matson , Ed.D

President, Texas A&M University-San Antonio , San Antonio , Texas

Cynthia Teniente-Matson was officially confirmed as president of A&M University-San Antonio on Thursday, February 12, 2015. Before becoming president, Matson served as vice president for administration and CFO of California State University Fresno from 2004-2015, where her responsibilities included financial services, facilities and capital management, human resources, technology services, university police, and auxiliary services. From 1991 to 2004, Matson held a variety of administrative positions at the University of Alaska, Anchorage, culminating in her role as vice chancellor of administrative services. She has served on a number of boards and committees, including: the Higher Education Resource Services Board, Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities, NACUBO, and WACUBO. Matson earned her B.A. in management from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and her M.B.A. from the University of Alaska Anchorage. She received a doctorate in educational leadership from Fresno State in 2013.