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
  • Joyce Jacobsen, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
  • Kathryn Morris, St. Lawrence University
  • Marc Conner, Skidmore College
  • David Harris, Union College


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

  • Amy Doonan Cronin, Executive Director
  • Kimberly Marsella, 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.

  • Ellen Percy Kraly (interim), Colgate University
  • Suzanne Keen, Hamilton College
  • Sarah Kirk, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
  • Karl Schonberg, St. Lawrence University
  • Michael Orr, Skidmore College
  • Michele Penner Angrist (interim), 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
  • Stephen Hietsch, St. Lawrence University
  • Donna Ng, Skidmore College
  • Scott Jones, 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, information technology, student affairs, communications).