Deputy tapped as state’s new high education commissioner
The Boston Globe - 05/20/2015
Santiago will take over in July when Freeland retires after six years in the post. Freeland, a former president of Northeastern University, became commissioner in 2009.
Santiago has worked for the Department of Higher Education since April 2013 as senior deputy commissioner for academic affairs. He has 30 years of experience in higher education. including as chancellor of the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, that state’s second-largest research university.