Office of the President

Executive Vice President for Administration and Chief Operating Officer Beth Berlin was named officer-in-charge at SUNY Empire State College by SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras as of August 31, 2020.

As officer-in-charge, Berlin leads the college’s interim leadership team while the College Council conducts a search for a new president following the appointment of former president Jim Malatras to SUNY Chancellor in August 2020.

Berlin brings extensive experience in education leadership, having served since 2013 as executive deputy commissioner of NYSED, before being named interim commissioner in 2019. She also previously served as acting commissioner in 2015. In that role, she managed the day-to-day operations of the Education Department, overseeing more than 700 school districts with 3.2 million students. She joined SUNY Empire in December 2019.

Berlin and senior administrators at SUNY Empire provide leadership, coordination, and support as the college fulfills its critical mission of delivering flexible, individualized, high-quality education for students at any stage or life or learning.

Contact the Office of the President

Office of the President
518-587-2100, ext. 2260

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