Kurt T. Steinberg, Ed. D.
President of Montserrat College of Art
Kurt T. Steinberg, Ed.D. is the 8th President of Montserrat College of Art. He began his tenure at the college on July 1, 2018 after 12 years as Executive Vice President and one year as Acting President at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design.
An authority in collegiate operations, Dr. Steinberg has delivered guest lectures on higher education finance, urban planning, and the Massachusetts political process at Suffolk University, the University of Massachusetts Boston, and many professional higher education conferences.
He has served on and chaired accreditation teams for the New England Commission of Higher Education (N.E.C.H.E.), the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (N.A.S.A.D.), National Association of Schools of Music (N.A.S.M.), and the National Association of Schools of Dance (N.A.S.D.). He was elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the North Shore Chamber of Commerce in the fall of 2018. He was elected treasurer of AICAD (the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design) in fall of 2019.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Syracuse University and a Master of Public Administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. He earned his Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Organizational Leadership from Northeastern University.
A resident of Framingham, MA, Dr. Steinberg is an Honorary Trustee of the Danforth Art Alliance after serving as Trustee of the Danforth Museum and School. He was an elected member of the Framingham Town Meeting and later chair of the Town Finance Committee. Dr. Steinberg is married to Sarah Steinberg, a graduate of the Syracuse University College of Visual and Performing Arts and an artist-educator with the Wellesley Public Schools. Mrs. Steinberg maintains a studio practice at Saxonville Mills in Framingham. The Steinbergs have two sons, one of whom attends Framingham High School and the other the University of Massachusetts Lowell.
A welcome from President Kurt