Assistant Provost, Texas A&M University Higher Education Center
Dr. Adolfo Santos is the Assistant Provost of the Texas A&M University Higher Education Center at McAllen. Dr. Santos has served in a number of leadership roles in higher education for over a decade. Prior to his arrival to the Texas A&M University Higher Education Center at McAllen, Dr. Santos was Dean of the School of Liberal Arts at Georgia Gwinnett College. Dr. Santos also served as Department Chair of the Department of Social Sciences at the University of Houston – Downtown. Dr. Santos is a 2011-2012 American Council on Education Fellow, and a 2012 American Association of State Colleges and Universities MLI Protégé. Dr. Santos holds his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Houston. He has published in the areas of the US Congress, Texas Politics, Minority Representation, and Education.