St. Lawrence President Daniel F. Sullivan has been elected to the Board of
Trustees of the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (cIcu).
cIcu represents the chief executives of the more than 100 independent
(private, not-for-profit) colleges and universities in New York State
on issues of public policy.
Sullivan, the University's 17th president, has served in this capacity since
1996. He is a 1965 mathematics graduate of St. Lawrence and earned the
Ph.D. in sociology from Columbia University. Prior to his service as
president of St. Lawrence, he was president of Allegheny College.
Under his leadership, St. Lawrence University has launched several
major initiatives in academic programs, including expansion of the
faculty and the addition of new major fields and international study
programs; facilities renovation including expansion and construction
of student life, academic and athletic spaces; and in regional
economic development and community relations. He has written numerous
papers and several books incorporating his knowledge of the sociology
of science and medicine, organizations, and college and university planning.
Other college and university presidents elected to the cIcu Board of Trustees
are: Daan Braveman, Nazareth College; former St. Lawrence Professor of Government
Richard Guarasci, Wagner College; Elizabeth Hill, St. Joseph's College;
Mary Eileen O'Brien, Dominican College; and Stuart Rabinowitz, Hofstra
University. cIcu Board officers, all of whom are college and university
presidents, are: David A. Caputo of Pace University, chair; Charles J.
Beirne, S.J., of Le Moyne College, vice-chair; Phillip A. Glotzbach of
Skidmore College, secretary; John E. Sexton of New York University, treasurer.
Member colleges in cIcu compose the largest private sector of higher
education in the world and confer most of the bachelor's degrees (57%),
master's degrees (71%), and doctoral and first-professional degrees (80%)
earned in New York State. cIcu's member campuses enroll more than
460,000 students, including 300,000 New York State residents. One
in three (33%) New Yorkers enrolled full time at independent colleges and
universities in the state comes from a family earning less than $40,000
annually. And most (53%) African-American and Latino students who
earn their bachelor's and graduate degrees in New York State are
independent sector alumni.
More information: President Sullivan's Web site
The cIcu Web site
Posted: May 17, 2007