Resources For :


Board of Directors: Presidents of member institutions.  Responsible for overall direction of consortium, approval of initiatives, and approval of the annual budget.

  • Brian Casey, Colgate University
  • David Wippman, Hamilton College
  • Mark Gearan, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
  • William Fox, St. Lawrence University
  • Philip Glotzbach, Skidmore College
  • Stephen Ainlay, Union College


Staff: Responsible for facilitating consortium initiatives and day-to-day operations.

  • Amy Cronin, Executive Director
  • Nell Bartkowiak, Project Manager
  • Kelly Walton, Assistant (part-time)


Provosts Council: Chief academic officers of the member institutions.  Responsible for review of existing and proposed academic initiatives.  Recommends approval of programs to the Board of Directors.

  • Constance Harsh, Colgate University
  • Margaret Gentry, Hamilton College
  • Titilayo Ufomata, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
  • Karl Schonberg, St. Lawrence University
  • Beau Breslin, Skidmore College
  • Strom Thacker, Union College


Finance Council: Chief financial officers of the member institutions.  Responsible for oversight of operational initiatives.  Reviews and recommends annual consortium budget to the Board of Directors.

  • Joseph Hope, Colgate University
  • Karen Leach, Hamilton College
  • Carolee White, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
  • Joseph Manory, St. Lawrence University
  • Michael West, Skidmore College
  • Diane Blake, Union College


Working Groups: Develop proposals for new programs; assist in implementation of existing programs.  Also address issues and share best practices in common operational/administrative areas (e.g., diversity, student affairs, communications).