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From the President

Posted: Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Appointment: Interim Vice President for Student Affairs

It is my pleasure to announce the appointment of Daniel C. V�lez as interim vice president for student affairs. Dr. V�lez has served within the Buffalo State division of Student Affairs since 2001, as coordinator of Latino/Caribbean Student Services, as assistant to the vice president for student affairs, as interim associate vice president for enrollment management, and in his current position as associate vice president for student success. He has been an active leader within Student Affairs and the college. He supervises Student Life, Residence Life, New Student and Family Programs, Dining Services, and the Child Care Center, and he leads retention efforts within the division. He coordinates all division-wide assessment activities, and he co-chairs the President�s Committee on Undergraduate Retention. Dr. V�lez brings a significant breadth of programs and keen insights to this interim position. He holds a B.A. in English from the University at Buffalo; an M.S. in student personnel administration from Buffalo State College; and a Ph.D. in educational culture, policy, and society from the University at Buffalo.

Please join me in thanking Dr. V�lez for accepting this interim assignment. A search for the permanent vice president for student affairs will commence in summer 2017.