Inauguration of Lisa Vollendorf, Sixth President of SUNY Empire
Lisa Vollendorf, Ph.D., became the sixth president of SUNY Empire on July 1, 2022. A tireless advocate for public higher education, she is deeply committed to access, equity, and inclusion.
About President Vollendorf
Prior to her appointment as president of SUNY Empire, Dr. Vollendorf served as interim provost and chief academic officer at the University of Northern Colorado. She previously worked for 16 years in the California State University system, where she was a faculty member, department chair, academic senate chair, dean, and provost at three different CSU campuses.
Ceremony and Celebration Photos
Reason and Respect with Kelly Corrigan
President Vollendorf and Kelly Corrigan
Wednesday, March 22
Reason and Respect Speaking Engagement
Author and Podcaster Kelly Corrigan will speak to elevating roles and mindsets in education
Kelly Corrigan Reception and book signing
Author and Podcaster Kelly Corrigan will interview President Lisa Vollendorf
Thursday, March 23
By invitation only
|3-3:45 p.m.||Robing for guests participating in the academic procession|
|3:30-4 p.m.||Line up for guests participating in academic procession|
|4 p.m.||Inauguration Ceremony|
|5:30 p.m.||Reception, dinner and dancing|
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