Craig Rotter graduated in August 1992 with a BBA in Business Administration from Texas A&M University. He worked in retail bank management at Frost Bank in San Antonio from 1992 until 1995, when he moved back to College Station. He earned a BS in Agricultural Economics in 1996, an MEd in Agricultural Leadership Education in 1998, and a PhD in Agricultural Leadership Education in 2004, all from Texas A&M.
Rotter served as a student worker in recreational sports for two years, SGA Liaison to the faculty senate, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences SGA student senator, and student services chair of the SGA student senate. He received the Buck Weirus Spirit Award and was named Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges.
He has been employed in the Department of Residence Life since 2001, serving as coordinator of leadership education until 2004 and coordinator of residence life until 2012. He served as primary advisor of Freshman Leaders in Progress (FLiP) from 2001 until 2004 and the Residence Hall Association (RHA) until 2012.