FREDONIA - Virginia Horvath, State University at Fredonia president, served as host recently to a meeting of presidents representing the Western New York Consortium of Higher Education, an initiative comprising 21 universities and colleges within Western New York.
The member organizations are committed to strengthening collaboration among its network of colleges and institutions, as well as forging partnerships with regional private and public sectors. Its efforts are designed to enhance the experience of students and improve local communities by contributing significantly to the knowledge economy of the region.
Pictured, front row, from left, are Dr. Virginia Horvath, SUNY Fredonia president; Dr. Cynthia Zane, Hilbert College; Sr. Margaret Carney, St. Bonaventure University; Dr. Denise Roche, D’Youville College. Back row, from left, are Dr. Steve Harvey, executive director, Western New York Consortium of Higher Education; Dr. Satish Tripathi, University at Buffalo; Dr. James Sunset, Genesee Community College; Dr. Gary Olson, Daemen College; Dr. Bassam Deeb, Trocaire College; John Staschak, Bryant & Stratton College.