Stratford University announces Tariq Khan as new Board of Trustees Chair

Alexandria, VA (September 30, 2021) – Stratford University, an accredited, private institution with locations in Alexandria, Baltimore and Woodbridge as well as a recognized online division announced today that Tariq Khan will be their new Board of Trustees (BOT) Chair. Mr. Khan has served on the Stratford University board since 2016 and is a national leader in higher education, diversity, equity and inclusion.

Tariq Khan is the founder and CEO of Global Diversity Marketing and Global Diversity University, a recognized business leader, executive coach and sought-after speaker on leadership, strategy, changing market trends, customer relationships, and diversity with equally impressive contributions in the nonprofit world. In addition to being the CEO of Global Diversity Marketing, Inc., Mr. Khan is also an adjunct professor of marketing and leadership, teaching graduate courses at New York University.

“Tariq has been invaluable member of the Board of Trustees,” said Dr. Richard Shurtz, Stratford University’s President, in a statement. “He has served in multiple positions including Chair of the Marketing Committee, Vice Chair of the Board, and now Chair. He supports Stratford’s mission and everything we do for our students.”

“It is a great honor for me to be elected as the Chairman of (BOT). I truly feel gratified to be serving with so many accomplished leaders as my fellow board members. While we face unprecedented challenges, I am most excited about the opportunities in the education sector for Stratford University,” added Mr. Khan on his election as the chair.

This transition takes place at an exciting time for Stratford University as they have just been recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) for having the University’s Bachelor and MBA Concentrations in Human Resource Management aligned with the SHRM certification program. Stratford University joins a prestigious group of more than 200 Academically Aligned educational institutions around the world that are recognized by this prestigious professional organization.

View the rest of the Stratford University Board of Trustees here: stratford.edu/about-us/board-of-trustees/