Search Committee for Binghamton University president established


BINGHAMTON, NY – Binghamton University’s Presidential Search Committee has been established and will be chaired by Kathryn Grant Madigan, Esq., chair of the Binghamton University Council.  The committee includes 17 voting members, one non-voting SUNY representative and a campus liaison.

The committee:

Kathryn Grant Madigan, Esq., Committee Chair
Partner, Levene Gouldin & Thompson, LLP, 
Binghamton University Council, chair and
Binghamton University Foundation, director

Michelle Adams ‘94,
Executive Director, The Association for a Better New York and
Alumni Association representative

Thomas Doty,
Binghamton University Council, member

Kathryn Howard
Undergraduate student

Bonnie Jenson,
Personnel Assistant, Human Resources and
Professional Employees Council, chair

Wayne Jones
Professor/Chair, Department of Chemistry

Thomas Kelly
Professor, School of Management, 
Former Vice President for External Affairs and
Former Dean, School of Management

David Lavallee
SUNY Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (interim)

Jared McShall
Graduate student, Department of Psychology

James Orband ‘81
Managing Partner, Hinman, Howard & Kattell, LLP, 
Binghamton University Council, member and
Binghamton University Foundation, director

Timothy Perry
Professor/Chair, Department of Music

Matthew Salanger,
President/CEO, United Health Services and
Binghamton University Council, member

Edward Shephard,
Head of Collection Development, University Libraries

Gale Spencer
Distinguished Teaching Professor/Decker Chair in Community Health Nursing, Decker School of Nursing

Krishnaswami “Hari” Srihari
Dean, Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science

Dawnie Steadman
Professor, Department of Anthropology

Mark Zurack ‘78
Adjunct professor/consultant, Columbia University and retired managing director, Goldman Sachs

Aimee Bernstein
Associate Vice Chancellor, SUNY, non-voting

Laura L. O’Neil, Executive Assistant to the President and
Campus Staff Liaison

A website has been developed to provide updates on the search process.  The site – at - also presents visitors an opportunity to provide comments and feedback on the search.


Last Updated: 9/17/13