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Arthur P. Thomas

Arthur P. Thomas, Ed.M., Ph.D., is the executive director for the Office of Professional Acceleration and Microcredentials in the College of Professional Studies at Syracuse University, where he is also the program director for the Master of Professional Studies in Project Management. He has been teaching at SU since 2001 and has been a professor of practice since 2009, focusing his academic work on developing and administering project management courses and degree programs. Art is also the director of the iConsult Collaborative at Syracuse University, an experiential learning program he began leading in 2012 in which university students are engaged with client organizations in a diverse portfolio of information-related projects. Art was formerly the associate dean for Career Services and Experiential Learning, the associate dean for Academic Affairs, and the director of two information technology master’s degree programs, all at Syracuse University's School of Information Studies (the iSchool). Positions on the corporate side of his career have ranged from programmer to chief information officer, and from trainer to chief learning officer. With his more than 30 years of added consulting experience, his contracts have taken him from the United States to Europe and the Middle East, where he led two projects for the Ministry of Education in the Sultanate of Oman.