The University at Albany is a university on the move. Our broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages 17,300 diverse students in nine schools and colleges and an Honors College. We seek a president with dynamic leadership qualities to meet institutional goals and to keep the University moving forward.


  • SUNY Board Names Havidán Rodríguez 20th President of the University at Albany

    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and the State University of New York today announced that the SUNY Board of Trustees appointed Dr. Havidán Rodríguez as the 20th president of the University at Albany. The appointment will take effect in mid-September.
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    Presidential Search Progress Update: May 5, 2017

    Michael Castellana , Chair of the Presidential Search Committee, updates the campus on the progress of the presidential search and the next steps that the committee will take.

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    Interview Questions for Presidential Search

    James Collins, Chair of the University Senate and a member of the Presidential Search Committee, requests the submission of questions that should be asked of potential UAlbany Presidential candidates as part of the interview process.

  • Ualbany President Positin Profile

    Position Specification Available

    The position profile for the next University at Albany President is available for download.

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    Presidential Nominations

    As we begin the search for UAlbany’s next president, we invite you to submit nominations to our search consultants at

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    Executive Search Firm Selected
    February 16, 2017

    The University Council has selected Russell Reynolds Associates as the executive search firm for a new University president following a rigorous evaluation process. The firm will gather information from students, faculty and staff to assist the committee in shaping a position profile. The first campus visit will take place on Friday, February 24, 2017.


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