Aric C. Meyer ,

  • Director, Academic Operations & Administration

  • Adjunct Faculty


Research Interests
Service Design; Design Thinking; Higher Education; Higher Education Innovation; Service Innovation

New York University, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development - Doctor of Education (Ed.D.), Higher Education Administration, In Progress

New York University, Gallatin School of Individualized Study - Master of Arts (M.A.), Higher Education Service Innovation [Individualized Study], 2023

Thesis: Improving Student Experiences In Higher Education Through Service Design Innovation

Harvard University, Graduate School of Education - Institutes for Higher Education - MDP, 2019 Cohort 

Northeastern University, Graduate School of Education - Master of Education (M.Ed.), Higher Education Administration

State University of New York at New Paltz - Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)


NYU Management Fellow, 2021 Cohort

Project Team: Hybrid Work Options of the Future.

Sponsored by Executive Vice President Martin Dorph, NYU Management Fellows is a cohort-based program for 24 mid-level, high potential administrators who wish to pursue leadership development to prepare themselves for next-level roles within NYU. The initiative focuses on building leadership skills and enterprise-wide thinking by providing opportunities for administrators to work on strategic projects, coupled with structured learning modules.

NYU Tandon Distinguished Award for Excellence - Inspiration Through Leadership, 2021

This leadership award is for individuals who play a key role in influencing the culture and climate of NYU Tandon School of Engineering through inspiration. The recipient is one who is deeply committed to NYU Tandon School of Engineering and its mission, and is continuously looking for opportunities to improve. The individual possesses the ability to motivate others in the NYU Tandon School of Engineering community by creating a sense of vision and then providing the support that is needed in order to be successful.

The Inspiration through Leadership award goes to the recipient who:

Provides leadership through an efficient and effective manner and approaches his/her work and colleagues with openness and honesty to both inspire and invest trust;

Brings leadership by motivating others toward the ongoing pursuit of excellence;

Has the ability to provide leadership while effectively influencing change or direction on new projects and initiatives;

Provides leadership by working with colleagues and peers in the creation of knowledge and advancement of excellence or service at NYU Tandon School of Engineering.

NYU Administrative Management Council - Elected Representative

Elected (twice) as a representative for the Tandon School of Engineering. "The AMC is comprised of NYU administrators—management and professional personnel—elected from within each school or division. The AMC initiates, deliberates, and responds to the issues and concerns of its constituents and the University community. The AMC is committed to promoting the professional growth and development of NYU administrators, and is deeply committed to community service."

Together @ TMI - Committee Member

Together @ TMI reflects the commitment of the department of Technology Management and Innovation to diversity and inclusion. It emerged from the collaborative work of a committee of students, staff and faculty who came together in Fall 2021 to brainstorm and develop a strategic vision as well as concrete actions to nurture TMI commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive learning community.

Tandon Experiential Learning Center (ELC) - Department Representative

The Experiential Learning Center (ELC) is a one-stop-shop connecting Tandon students with a wide range of immersive & multidisciplinary learning, collaboration, and career-readiness opportunities.