CICU Announces 2014-15 Board of Trustees Members and Committee Chairs

News Date: 4/29/2014

Albany, NY - At its April 24, 2014 meeting in New York City, the Board of Trustees of the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU) elected the members of its 2014-15 executive committee and welcomed members elected at its Annual Meeting in March. The chairs and members of the Board’s standing committees also were announced. CICU’s Board of Trustees represents executive-level participation from colleges and universities in every region of New York State and highlights the diversity of institution type and size within New York State's Independent Sector of higher education.
2014-15 Board of Trustees Executive Committee Members:  
Chair: Todd S. Hutton, president, Utica College
Vice-Chair: Kimberly R. Cline, president, Long Island University
Secretary: Shirley Mullen, president, Houghton College
Treasurer: Joseph M. McShane, president, Fordham University
Stephen Ainlay, president, Union College*
Drew Bogner, president, Molloy College
Charles L. Flynn Jr., president, College of Mount Saint Vincent
Mark D. Gearan, president, Hobart & William Smith Colleges
Edward Guiliano, president, New York Institute of Technology 
Judith A. Huntington, president, The College of New Rochelle
Fred P. Pestello, president, Le Moyne College
David Van Zandt, president, The New School

Ex Officio: Laura L. Anglin, president, CICU  
Margaret Carney, president, St. Bonaventure University*
Diane Ciccone, public trustee, Colgate University
William Destler, president, Rochester Institute of Technology*
Elizabeth Dunbar Dickey, president, Bank Street College of Education
Richard Joel, president, Yeshiva University
Arthur J. Kremer, public trustee, Hofstra University
Karen Lawrence, president, Sarah Lawrence College*
Janet Mackin, dean, Phillips Beth Israel School of Nursing
John W. Mills, president, Paul Smith’s College
Joseph Nyre, president, Iona College*
Debora Spar, president, Barnard College
G. Robert Witmer, Jr., public trustee, University of Rochester
Chairs of the Standing Committees:  
Legislative Committee:  Drew Bogner, Molloy College
Regulatory Committee: Edward Guiliano, New York Institute of Technology
Communications Committee: Charles L. Flynn, Jr., College of Mount St. Vincent
Finance & Administrative Committee: Joseph M. McShane, Fordham University
Audit Committee: Stephen Ainlay, Union College
Nominating Committee: Drew Bogner, Molloy College  
CICU’s mission is to develop consensus among its 100+ member campuses and to advance higher education public policy at the state and federal levels. It is the formal organizational liaison with the New York State Board of Regents, the state’s Commissioner of Education, the chancellors of the State University (SUNY) and City University (CUNY); and with the proprietary sector.
Note: CICU Board member biographies are online: 
(*) - Asterisk denotes new members to the Board of Trustees.

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