SUNY New Paltz College Council schedules executive session
NEW PALTZ -- The College Council at SUNY New Paltz will meet in executive session on Tuesday, October 19 at the College Terrace Conference Center. The 6:00 p.m. meeting will provide an opportunity for College Council members to meet with Frank Horton, president emeritus of the University of Toledo, who has been designated as the peer evaluator for President Roger Bowen.
In accordance with the 1997 SUNY policy on evaluations, new presidents are formally evaluated in their third year of service and at five-year intervals thereafter. President Bowen has completed three years of service, and the process for formal evaluation has been initiated.
SUNY Assistant Vice Chancellor Marianna O'Dwyer, whose responsibilities include oversight of SUNY's presidential evaluation process, will also attend the closed session.
Horton is a former president of the University of Oklahoma and chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Located in the heart of a dynamic college town, 90 minutes from metropolitan New York City, the State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective college of about 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
One of the most well-regarded public colleges in the nation, New Paltz delivers an extraordinary number of majors in Business, Liberal Arts, Sciences, Engineering, Fine and Performing Arts and Education.
New Paltz embraces its culture as a community where talented and independent minded people from around the world create close personal links with real scholars and artists who love to teach.