The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities Announces Dr. Drew Bogner as Interim President

News Date: 12/18/2020

The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities Announces Dr. Drew Bogner as Interim President

The Board of Trustees Search Committee will continue to evaluate candidates until the vacancy is permanently filled

ALBANY, NY – The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU) Board of Trustees today announced that Dr. Drew Bogner will serve as Interim President beginning on Jan. 1, 2021. Dr. Bogner accepts the temporary position after previously serving as President of Molloy College, a role he held for 20 years. He has also previously served on the CICU Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees’ Presidential Search Committee will continue to evaluate candidates until a permanent candidate is identified following the recently announced retirement of CICU’s President Mary Beth Labate.

“On behalf of the Board of Trustees, I want to thank Dr. Drew Bogner for answering the call and stepping up to serve as interim president of CICU,” said Christine Riordan, Chair of the CICU Board of Trustees and president of Adelphi University. “Dr. Bogner’s decades of higher education leadership, as well as his experience on the CICU Board, will provide the stability and continuity our organization needs during this time of transition. I look forward to working with Dr. Bogner to advocate for all our members and students in the coming year.”

To learn more about the CICU Board of Trustees’ presidential search, go to cicu.org/CICU-Presidential-Search. To confidentially express interest, email president-search@cicu.org