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ALBANY, N.Y. (April 3, 2018) — Todd Foreman joined the University at Albany April 2 as vice president for Finance and Administration.
Todd Foreman of finance at UAlbany
New Vice President for Finance and Administration Todd Foreman.

Foreman comes to UAlbany from SUNY Oneonta, where he was vice president for Finance and Administration, overseeing 28 distinct departments in the areas of finance, business services, information technology, facilities, sustainability, auxiliary services, sponsored funds and foundation finance.

He holds a master’s degree in advanced technologies and a bachelor's in telecommunications from SUNY Institute of Technology and an associate’s degree in electrical engineering technology from Mohawk Valley Community College.

Before joining SUNY Oneonta in 1993, he worked in telecommunications for both First Albany Corporation and General Electric. In 2013, Foreman completed the Harvard Graduate School of Education Institute for Management and Leadership.

“I look forward to working closely with Todd as we continue to advance the University’s mission and strategic initiatives and to position UAlbany as a model for publicly engaged R1 universities,” UAlbany President Havidán Rodríguez said in a letter to the campus.

Foreman replaces James Van Voorst, who is retiring after more than 20 years at UAlbany. Van Voorst was the University’s accountant from 1980 through 1998, when he left to work at Binghamton University. Since 2014, he has served as UAlbany’s vice president for Finance and Administration. Van Voorst led the search committee that chose Foreman to fill his position.

“As our chief financial officer, Jim has made several fiscal and operational decisions that will continue to serve the University well for years to come,” Rodríguez said. “I truly appreciate Jim’s service on my transition team, and I am indebted to him for agreeing to stay on through the search process despite long-held plans to retire earlier.”

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