Alison Buckley Appointed President of the State University of New York Ulster

Alison Buckley will serve as the new president of the State University of New York at Ulster in Stone Ridge, New York. She will take office on July 27.

The Ulster campus enrolls just over 3,000 students according to the most recent data from the U.S. Department of Education. Women make up 54 percent of the student body.

“Community colleges are well-positioned to set students on a trajectory for higher education and to pursue their goals and that is why I am excited to join SUNY Ulster as their next president,” Dr. Buckley said. “I share the goals of the SUNY Ulster community to provide a safe and welcoming academic experience and will focus on ensuring students enroll and stay on track to get their college education. I look forward to working with the campus’s faculty and staff to create educational opportunities for our students and will look to mitigate any barriers in their path.

Dr. Buckley has been serving as vice president for enrollment management and student affairs at Connecticut State Community Colleges in New Britain. She previously served as associate vice president for enrollment services at Howard Community College in Columbia, Maryland.

Dr. Buckley is a graduate of Randolph College in Lynchburg, Virginia. She holds an MBA from the University of Maryland, College Park, a master’s degree in women’s studies from Trinity College Dublin in Ireland, and a master’s degree in history and a postgraduate certificate in museum studies from the University of Delaware. Dr. Buckley earned a doctorate in organizational leadership studies from Northeastern University in Boston.

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