Dean, School of Extended Education
University of Massachusetts Global
As dean of the School of Extended Education at University of Massachusetts Global, Ricardo Lorenzana is responsible for the academic and business operations of the school, which enrolls 12,000 students annually through a portfolio of online programs, executive education, and national partnerships.
Ricardo is also currently the interim Vice-Chancellor of Partnerships at the university, overseeing strategic partnerships that expand access to higher education while meeting the needs of employers and their workforce in corporate, government, military, and nonprofit sectors. As a member of the university’s senior leadership team, Ricardo facilitates collaboration across all academic and functional areas to ensure sustainable educational solutions for university partner organizations.
Ricardo holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Irvine with a minor in management and an M.B.A. from the University of Hawai’i.