SUNY Potsdam launches national search for its next president
POTSDAM — The State University of New York at Potsdam has launched its national search for the College's 18th president. SUNY Potsdam's Presidential Search Committee has now been appointed, and the search firm RPA Inc. has been retained to recruit the institution's next leader.
SUNY Potsdam College Council Chair June F. O'Neill (Hon. '99) will chair the Presidential Search Committee."I am pleased to announce the membership of the Presidential Search Committee and to report that we held our first meeting yesterday, where Chancellor Stanley charged the group with our task to find SUNY Potsdam's next leader," O'Neill said. "The search committee makeup is consistent with the SUNY Presidential Search Guidelines and representative of the wide range of excellent work that takes place at SUNY Potsdam each day."
The Presidential Search Committee members are:
• College Council representatives June O'Neill (Hon. '99), chairwoman, Molly Clough '92, Richard Daddario, Alex Hammond;
• Elected faculty representatives Erin Brooks, associate professor, Crane School of Music; Walt Conley, Professor, Biology; Christine Doran, Associate Professor, English & Communication, Interdisciplinary Studies/Director; Tanya Hewitt '09, Chair/Instructor, Public Health & Human Performance; Blair Madore, Associate Professor, Mathematics; John Youngblood, Associate Professor, Interdisciplinary Studies;
• Academic dean representative Allen Grant, Dean, School of Education and Professional Studies;
• Alumni representative Peter Galloway '83, President-Elect, Alumni Association Board of Trustees;
• Professional/support staff representative Lynn Durant, Administrative Assistant 2, Campus Life;
• College Foundation representative Justin Sipher '92 & '99, Program Leader, MOR Associates;
• Student representative Abby Rodriguez '24, Crane School of Music;
• Chancellor's senior staff representative Tanisha McKnight, Assistant Deputy General Counsel, SUNY System Administration;
• Chancellor's liaison (Non-voting) Zulaika Rodriguez, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Presidential Searches, Evaluations, and Onboarding;
• College liaison (Non-voting) Nazely Kurkjian, Chief of Staff;
To submit a nomination or an application for this position, email [email protected].
To learn more about the search, visit www.potsdam.edu/about/leadership/office-president/presidential-search.