Board of Trustees


Christine Riordan
Adelphi University

Miguel Martinez-Saenz
St. Francis College

Margaret Drugovich
Hartwick College 

Laura Casamento
Utica College


Executive Committee

Shirley Collado
Ithaca College

Father James Maher, C.M.
Niagara University
Chair, Audit & Compensation Committee

Alicia Ouellette
Albany Law School

Anthony Collins
Clarkson University

David Munson
Rochester Institute of Technology


Stefano Acunto
College of Mount Saint Vincent
Public Trustee;
CGB Representative

Ron Chesbrough
Cazenovia College

Henry "Hank" Foley
New York Institute of Technology

David Harris
Union College

Brennan O'Donnell
Manhattan College

Gerard Rooney
St. John Fisher College

Seamus Carey
Iona College

Lorrie Clemo
D'Youville College

Rebecca Greer
Montefiore School of Nursing

Marvin Krislov
Pace University

Joanne Passaro
Metropolitan College

Laura Sparks
The Cooper Union

Kent Syverud
Syracuse University

Ex Officio

Mary Beth Labate
Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities

Current News

Statement from CICU Interim President Dr. Drew Bogner on Federal Stimulus Funding
Dec 22, 2020, 3:55 PM
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The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities Announces Dr. Drew Bogner as Interim President
Dec 18, 2020, 11:25 AM
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Statement from CICU President Mary Beth Labate on Governor Cuomo Vetoing S.7117, Legislation To Remove GPA Requirements for Teaching Students
Dec 16, 2020, 11:26 AM
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CICU Announces COVID-19 Testing Data for New York’s Private, Not-for-Profit Colleges and Universities
Oct 29, 2020, 10:07 AM
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