Dr. Díaz-Herrera is a professor and dean of the Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He has been appointed president of Keuka College in N.Y., effective July 1, 2011. He earned his master's and Ph.D. degrees in computer studies from the University of Lancaster, England, in 1977 and 1981, respectively. He obtained a graduate certificate in management leadership in education from Harvard University in 2006.
Dr. Díaz-Herrera is a member of the Technical Advisory Group, SEI engineering methods, for Carnegie Mellon University, and a trustee of the Strong National Museum of Play, Rochester, N.Y.