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May 22, 2023



Alfred University announces new appointments for Gabrielle Gaustad '04 and David Gottfried

Beth Ann Dobie, provost and chief operating officer at Alfred University, announces two new administrative appointments. Effective July 1, Gabrielle Gaustad ’04, dean of the Inamori School of Engineering and vice president for Statutory Affairs, has been named Associate Provost for Research, while David Gottfried, deputy director of the Center for Advanced Ceramic Technology (CACT) has been appointed Government Relations Representative.


SUNY Chancellor John King visits Alfred University as part of 64-campus tour

State University of New York Chancellor John B. King Jr. visited Alfred University on Wednesday, April 26, as part of his tour of the SUNY system. King took office on Jan. 9 and later that month began visiting SUNY’s 64 institutions. The campus tours will wrap up in early May.


Alfred University awarded $4.64 million federal grant to fund Mental Health Demonstration Project

Alfred University has been awarded a $4.64 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to fund a program in the University’s Counseling and School Psychology Program, which aims to increase the supply of quality mental health professionals to rural schools.


Alfred University Equine Business Management degree takes off with NYS approval

The New York State Education Department this week granted its approval of Alfred University’s new major in Equine Business Management, offered through the University’s College of Business. Mark Lewis, Dean of the College of Business, said he is “very enthusiastic” about students whom the Business College will serve through the new program. 


Alfred University announces 2023 Marlin Miller Outstanding Seniors

Alfred University students Knox VanRenselaar and Owen Nelson have been selected to receive the 2023 Marlin Miller Outstanding Senior Award. The pair were chosen from among 11 exceptional nominees for the prestigious honor.


New York State announces $2.5 million funding for Alfred University Center for Glass Innovation

New York State has announced plans to provide $2.5 million in new funding to support a collaboration with Alfred University aimed at expanding glass recycling markets throughout the state. The funding has been added to the $1.7 million the state previously awarded to Alfred University’s Center for Glass Innovation in 2021 supporting the Center’s ongoing work on glass production, recycling, and reuse projects.

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