Written by Craig Smith
Craig R. Smith is the director of Veteran Affairs and is responsible for all aspects of the University's veteran programs. Prior to joining the University in 2013, Craig served as an aerospace science instructor for the Air Force JROTC program at Vineland High School. He is an U.S. Air Force veteran who has served in a variety of roles while on active duty from 1991-2012, directing enlisted and officer professional military education (PME) programs for Europe and Africa while serving as the International Training & Development Director for the United States Air Forces in Europe. Craig has also developed and implemented policy and coordinated PME matters with senior leaders, the Air Force Personnel Center and Headquarters United States Air Force. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Centenary College and a Bachelor of Science degree in Workforce Education and Development from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.