Dr. Steadman Upham -- Bio

Steadman Upham was named president of The University of Tulsa in June 2004, after having served as president of Claremont Graduate University for six years. Prior to this time, he served as vice provost for research and dean of the Graduate School and professor of archaeology at the University of Oregon. He has provided extensive service to the scholarly professions. He has been president of both the National Physical Science Consortium and the Western Association of Graduate Schools. He was the 1999 chair of the Council of Graduate Schools’ Board of Directors, and has served in the executive committees of the Association of Graduate Schools of the Association of American Universities and the Council on Research Policy and Graduate Education of the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges. 

He also served as commissioner for the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission. President Upham is currently a director of the American Mutual Funds. Dr. Upham has written numerous books and scholarly articles on the prehistory and archaeology of the American Southwest. He is a fellow of the American Anthropological Association and a member of Sigma Xi, the international honor society of scientific and engineering research. President Upham received numerous awards for his teaching and research while serving as a faculty member at New Mexico State University and the University of Oregon.Dr. Upham received his Ph.D. degree from Arizona State University.