Gerard Buckley has more than 30 years of experience in higher education, including more than 20 years serving in a variety of capacities at National Technical Institute for the Deaf. From 1990 to 1993, Buckley served as chairperson and assistant professor of the Department of Educational Outreach at the institute, followed by five years as director of National Technical Institute for the Deaf's Center for Outreach and assistant professor on the RIT/NTID Social Work Support Team. From 1998 to 2003, he served as NTID associate dean for student services, and held the position of NTID assistant vice president for college advancement with responsibility for the admissions, placement, marketing, and outreach operations of the college from 2004 until beginning his role as President of NTID and Vice President of RIT on Jan. 1, 2011.
Dr. Buckley has maintained an active teaching portfolio over the past 20 years. He was awarded tenure in 1998. He has twice been awarded the NTID Faculty/Staff Humanitarian Award by the NTID Student Congress, and was named Distinguished Alumnus for NTID in 1985 and for RIT's College of Liberal Arts in 1996.