Durand Named Interim President
Dr. Bonita R. Durand has been named interim president by the SUNY Board of Trustees. Durand will serve in this role until the appointment of a permanent president.
A nationwide search is well underway to identify the next President of Buffalo State University. During this time, a team committed to ensuring a smooth transition for the success of the interim president as well as the incoming president has been put in place.
Buffalo State Administration
Durand, Bonita, Ph.D.
Mayrose, James, Ph.D.
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Finnerty, James M., B.A.
Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Executive Director of the Buffalo State Foundation
Barnum, Laura J., M.B.A.
Vice President for Finance and Management
Gordon, Timothy W., Ph.D.
Vice President for Student Affairs
Morrison-Fronckowiak, Lisa T., J.D.
Interim Chief Diversity Officer
Bowen, Randyll P., Ed.D.
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Burke, LeVar N., J.D., M.P.A.
Chief of Staff
Cronk, Brian C., Ph.D.
Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences
DeNysschen, Carol A., Ph.D.
Dean of the School of the Professions
Paterson, Wendy A., Ph.D.
Dean of the School of Education
Where We Began
When the Buffalo Normal School opened its doors to its first class, the school's sole purpose was to train teachers to serve Buffalo's fast-growing student population in the public schools.
Where We're Going
Buffalo State is one of the largest comprehensive schools in the State University of New York system. The university is known for its strong community connections and a continuing commitment to providing high-quality lifelong learning opportunities.
Faculty and staff
Full-time faculty with doctoral degrees
Full-time faculty with terminal degrees
Faculty awarded the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching