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Howard Cohen, Interim President

Howard Cohen


“SUNY Buffalo State is an exceptional, vibrant college with extraordinary faculty and staff who are committed to the success of our students and to academic excellence.”

—Howard Cohen, Interim President

Office of the President

Buffalo State Administration

Cohen, Howard
Interim President

Ponton, Dennis K.

Bair, Susanne P.
Vice President for Institutional Advancement

LeVine, Michael F.
Vice President for Finance and Management

Payne, Hal D.
Vice President for Student Affairs

Durand, Bonita R.
Chief of Staff

Jones, Karen A. Clinton
Chief Diversity Officer

Schools Administration

Christy, Benjamin C.
Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities

Johnson, Scott L.
Dean of University College; Associate Vice President for Undergraduate and International Education

Rita M. Zientek
Associate Dean of the School of the Professions

Paterson, Wendy A.
Dean of the School of Education

Railey, Kevin J.
Dean of the Graduate School and Associate Provost

Severson, Mark W.
Dean of the School of Natural and Social Sciences

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