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The New Chief Diversity Officer at Empire State College in New York

The New Chief Diversity Officer at Empire State College in New York

Elliott Dawes has been named the inaugural chief diversity officer for institutional equity and inclusion at Empire State College in Saratoga Springs, New York, a campus of the State University of New York System. He will be based in the college’s New York City offices.

Danielle Laraque-Arena Named President of SUNY's Upstate Medical University

Danielle Laraque-Arena Named President of SUNY’s Upstate Medical University

A native of Haiti, Dr. Laraque-Arena has been serving as chair of the department of pediatrics at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, and as a professor of pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.

Medical Education Pioneer Donald Wilson Honored by the American College of Physicians

Medical Education Pioneer Donald Wilson Honored by the American College of Physicians

In 1991, Dr. Donald E. Wilson was named dean of medicine at the University of Maryland, the first African American dean of a predominantly White medical school. He was also was the first Black president of the Association of American Medical Colleges.

The Next President of Buffalo State University

The Next President of Buffalo State University

Katherine Conway-Turner, provost at Hood College in Maryland, has been selected as the next president of Buffalo State University, a member of the State University of New York system. The appointment must still be approved by the SUNY board of trustees.

SUNY System Signs Partnership Agreement With the University of the West Indies

SUNY System Signs Partnership Agreement With the University of the West Indies

The State University of New York has entered into a partnership with the University of the West Indies to establish collaborative research projects and to facilitate faculty and student exchanges. The University of the West Indies has campuses in 16 countries in the Caribbean region.

Three African American Women Earn Promotions in University Administrations

Three African American Women Earn Promotions in University Administrations

The three African-American women earning promotions are Carmen Wigfall at Winston-Salem State University, Betty Roberts at Alcorn State University, and Lisa McKay at the State University of New York.

SUNY Extends Financial Aid Program for Haitian Students

SUNY Extends Financial Aid Program for Haitian Students

The board of trustees of the State University of New York has renewed authorization of a program that offers state resident tuition for students from Haiti through the spring semester of 2014.

Robert J. Jones Named President of the University at Albany

Robert J. Jones Named President of the University at Albany

For the past eight years, Dr. Jones has been the senior vice president for academic administration for the University of Minnesota system.

Carl McCall Named to Lead SUNY Board of Trustees

Carl McCall Named to Lead SUNY Board of Trustees

A former state senator, McCall has served on the SUNY board since 2007.