Dr. Melik Peter KhouryPresident, Unity College
Unity College President, Dr. Melik Peter Khoury, is an education entrepreneur whose blend of industry-disrupting vision, strategic financial planning, and managerial expertise has fostered sustainable growth in higher education for over sixteen years. At Unity College, Khoury has found the perfect opportunity to leverage his brand of “functional leadership in abundance” toward the realization of Unity’s mission as the nation’s premier environmental college.
Dr. Khoury’s previous roles include senior roles in strategy, innovation, academics, enrollment, finances, development, and marketing. Institutional beneficiaries have included Paul Smith’s College, Culver Stockton College, Upper Iowa University, and Unity College. Dr. Khoury began his higher education career at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. Prior to joining the world of academia, Dr. Khoury was an international business executive, serving as Director of Euro-Gambian Trading (E.G.T.) He received a Doctorate in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Maine, and his Baccalaureate from University of Maine Fort Kent.
Dr. Khoury is a sought after speaker, published author, and subject matter expert on change management, leadership, and organizational design.