Gregory Adam Haile is the seventh president of Broward College. He assumed the role on July 1, 2018. Prior to his appointment, President Haile served as the General Counsel and Vice President for Public Policy and Government Affairs for Broward College from September 2011 to June 2018.
A career public servant, community leader, and accomplished educator, President Haile has championed the community serving in over 35 board or committee capacities and 20 Chair/President or Vice-Chair/President positions. His current positions include service on the board of Leadership Florida, and as a member of the Higher Education Committee of 50 (“Forward 50”), supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, among other roles.
Since being recognized in 2007 by Gold Coast Magazine as a prominent South Floridian, he has been recognized with nearly 2 dozen awards for his influence and commitment to the community.
As an educator, President Haile has spent time in Cambridge, Massachusetts, teaching a self-designed 4-credit course in Higher Education Law and Policy at Harvard University (Summer School). He previously served as an adjunct professor at Broward College, teaching Business Law and Ethics, and with Miami Dade College, teaching Business Law.
In his previous position serving Broward College, President Haile oversaw broad-ranging legal issues related to tax, immigration, employment, labor, copyright, real estate, construction, tenure, and FERPA. He managed day-to-day regulatory challenges, provided counsel to support every aspect of College operations and advocated before local political leaders, state legislators, the Florida Executive Branch, members of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate, and state and federal agency leadership, to enhance their understanding of higher education issues and the impact of potential or pending legislation on institutions of higher education. Prior to joining the leadership team at Broward College, President Haile had a successful career as a corporate litigator.
He was educated at the Columbia University School of Law, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and served as the Editor-in-Chief of the National Black Law Journal and as an Editor of the Journal on Gender and Law. He received his bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University, where he graduated magna cum laude and was selected from among more than 13,000 students to receive the Most Outstanding Graduate award in his college. He is also a fellow of the Vanderbilt University Higher Education Management Institute. President Haile is married with two children.