Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities Announces 2021-2022 Board Members

News Date: 3/3/2021

Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities Announces 2021-2022 Board Members

The CICU Board of Trustees Welcomes Nine New Members
 

Albany, NY – The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU) elected nine new members to their Board of Trustees at their 65th Annual Meeting on Tuesday, March 2. 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.

“Each of the new board members will be instrumental in the leadership and guidance provided by the Board of Trustees. In a year of immense challenges facing higher education, the diversity in perspectives will allow CICU to continue to best advocate for our sector and students. I thank each of these leaders for their commitment and service to the higher education community in New York State,” said Dr. Drew Bogner, Interim CICU President.

The nine newly appointed members to the CICU Board of Trustees are:

  • Victor Alicea, President of Boricua College
  • Donald Boomgaarden, President of St. Joseph's College
  • Elizabeth Bradley, President of Vassar College
  • Greg Dewey, President of Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
  • Joyce Jacobsen, President of Hobart & William Smith Colleges
  • Alan Kadish, President of Touro College
  • Sr. Mary Eileen O'Brien, President of Dominican College
  • Kerry Walk, President of Marymount Manhattan College
  • David Wippman, President of Hamilton College

These nine new members of CICU’s Board of Trustees join 16 existing members of CICU’s board, all of whom serve three-year tems. Click here for bios of the current members of CICU's Board of Trustees.

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About The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities in New York
Founded in 1956, The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU) in New York represents the chief executives of New York's 100+ independent (private, not-for-profit) colleges and universities on issues of public policy. Member colleges compose the largest private sector of higher education in the world and confer 50% of bachelor’s degrees, 73% of master’s degrees, and 79% of doctoral and first-professional degrees earned in New York state.tcicu