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 Welcome from Chairman Richard L. Thompson

Richard Thompson Welcome! The Board of Trustees is the governing body of Syracuse University, responsible for the educational mission and fiscal policies for the University. Members of the Board guide the University towards it goals and vision and serve the public trust. This website is intended to provide information about the Board of Trustees to members of the Syracuse University community.


 New Trustees

Steven L. Einhorn Steven L. Einhorn
Steven L. Einhorn, fellow of the American Institute of Architects, is a proven leader in developing highly profitable, rapidly growing professional service business enterprises. Read more

Edward J. Pettinella Edward J. Pettinella
As President, CEO and Director of Home Properties, an S&P 400 company, Edward Pettinella runs a $7 billion real estate investment trust. Read more
Laurie B. Taishoff Laurie B. Taishoff
Laurie B. Taishoff is a 1984 graduate of Syracuse University with a degree in broadcast journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. Read more
Kathleen A. Walters Kathleen A. Walters
Kathleen A. Walters is a senior executive with extensive operating experience in the consumer products and paper industry, both domestically and internationally. 
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Ann C. Clark Ann C. Clarke
Ann Clarke, dean of Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA), has an extensive background as a higher education administrator and faculty member as well as a professional artist.
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Shiu-Kai Chin Shiu-Kai Chin
Shiu-Kai Chin is a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Syracuse University. He is Co-Director (with Scott Bernard) of the Center for Information and Systems Assurance and Trust (CISAT). 
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Patrick J. Neary
Patrick is a sixth year PhD student in the Mathematics department, studying partial differential equations with nonconstant coefficient Hermitian forms.  He is currently serving as the President of the Graduate Student Organization. 
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Kyle B. Coleman
Kyle Coleman is a senior studying Accounting, Finance, Economics, and Information Technology in the Whitman School, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the iSchool. Born and raised in Hilton, NY.
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Boris J. Gresely Boris J. Gresely
Boris Gresely is a junior serving as Student Association President. He is a dual major in political science and policy studies in the College of Arts and Sciences.
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Dick Thompson, Board Chairman, Veterans
Commencement Celebration.

May 2013 Syracuse University Commencement
Commencement 2013 Procession.

Trustees - Bottom L to R: Peter Horvitz, Melanie Gray, Christine Larsen, Darlene DeRemer, Joanne Alper; Top L to R: Donald McNaughton, Art Monk, Donovan McNabb.