Ming-Tung “Mike" Lee

Ming-Tung “Mike” Lee, was appointed president of Sonoma State in May 2023 after serving as the university’s interim president since August 2022.

During a career spanning 28 years at Sacramento State, Lee held several university leadership roles, including vice president for Administration and Business Affairs/chief financial officer as well as interim provost and vice president for Academic Affairs. He retired from Sacramento State in 2018 and has since held emeritus status as a professor of business administration.

Lee joined Sacramento State as an associate professor of marketing in 1990 before being promoted to professor in 1997. He also served as associate vice president and dean/vice provost for academic programs from 2005-10. He has been a member of the faculty since then in addition to his administrative appointments. Lee was the first Asian American to ever serve as provost and vice president/CFO for the university.


B.A., Literature, Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan
M.A., International Commerce, University of Kentucky 
Ph.D., Business Administration, University of Kentucky