We Dwell in Possibility 2014 annual report
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2014 Annual Report

Facts and Figures

FOUNDED:   1861


Our mission is to contribute to the common good by lighting the path to wisdom and empowering women and men to pursue meaningful lives as productive, responsible citizens.


TOTAL: 8,034
Undergraduate: 7,193
Graduate: 841
From New York state: 7,663 (95.4%)
From Central New York: 2,714 (33.8%)
International: 207 (2.6%)
From underrepresented groups: 1,521 (18.9%)


TOTAL: 2,063
Bachelor of Arts: 840
Bachelor of Fine Arts: 43
Bachelor of Science: 844
Master of Arts: 20
Master of Arts in Teaching: 19
Master of Business Administration: 80
Master of Science: 46
Master of Science in Education: 86
Master of Science in Teaching: 16
Certificate of Advanced Study: 69

ALL-COLLEGE BUDGET: $177.1 million



These charts reflect SUNY Oswego’s operating results during the 2013-14 fiscal year, the most recent final data available through the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Financial Survey. IPEDS no longer includes Auxiliary Services activity (dining, vending, bookstore, etc.), which amounted to $25,500,157 in 2013-14.

Capital Outlay: $18.3 million

The college had capital construction and equipment outlay, across all funds and operations, amounting to $18,323,396 in 2013-14.

Oswego College Foundation

The Oswego College Foundation Inc. is a not-for-profit 501(c) (3) organization responsible for raising and administering support and revenue for the advancement of SUNY Oswego. The following summary is from the audited financial statements of the foundation for the year July 1, 2013, through June 30, 2014.

Cash and investments $21,467,400
Other assets $5,311,068
Total assets $26,778,468
Liabilities ($1,765,286)
Net assets $25,013,182
Contributions and other revenue $8,257,790
Distributions ($4,302,468)
Change in net assets $3,955,322


Mean SAT score: 1,102
Mean high school average: 89.8
Applications: 13,197
Accepted: freshmen 48.6%, transfers 62%
Newly enrolled freshmen and transfers: 2,156
Newly enrolled underrepresented students: 511
Newly enrolled Central New Yorkers (Oswego and neighboring counties): 611


Full-time faculty and staff: 1,213
Part-time faculty and staff: 476
Part-time student employees: 3,372
Full-time equivalent employees: 2,036.75


Acres: 696
Buildings: 58


77,011 alumni with known addresses
53,490 alumni in New York state
24,063 alumni in Central New York

2014-15 STUDENT COSTS (for state residents)

Full-time undergraduate tuition: $6,170
Room and full board for new students (guaranteed for four years): $12,958
Fixed fees: $1,411
Full-time graduate tuition: $10,370 ($13,220 for MBA students)


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Higher Education
AACSB International – Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
American Chemical Society
Council on Technology Teacher Education
National Association of Schools of Art and Design

National Association of Schools of Music
National Association of School Psychologists
National Association of Schools of Theatre
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care

Officers of the college

Deborah F. Stanley

Lorrie Clemo
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost

Jerald Woolfolk
Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

Nicholas Lyons
Vice President for Administration and Finance

Kerry Dorsey
Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations

Richard Skolnik
Dean of Business

Fritz Messere
Dean of Communication, Media and the Arts

Pamela Michel
Interim Dean of Education

Adrienne McCormick
Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Brad Korbesmeyer
Interim Dean of Graduate Studies

Jill Pippin
Dean of Extended Learning


Darlene Baker, 2007-2014
Saleem Cheeks ’01, 2006-2013
Richard Farfaglia, 2012-2018
Michael Goldych, 2008-2014
Brian McGrath, 2013-2019
James McMahon, Chair, 2008-2015
Baye Muhammad, 2013-2018
William Scriber ’80, 2010-2017
Tucker Sholtes ’15, 2014-15
Gary Sluzar, 2009-2016
Anthony Smith ’14, 2013-14


Mark Baum ’81
Louis A. Borrelli Jr. ’77
Rose Crane ’81
Stephen Doran ’82
Kerry Casey Dorsey ’81
Michael Durney ’83
Robert Garrett ’83
Bernie Henderson
Jack James ’62
Matthew Jenal ’78
Gordon Lenz ’58
Nicholas Lyons
Peter McCarthy ’82
Doreen Mochrie ’85
Robert Moritz ’85
Harold E. Morse ’61
Colleen Murphy ’77
Suzanne Castrigno Sack ’84
William Spinelli ’84, Chair
Deborah F. Stanley
Marcia Thompson-Young ’81
Mark Tryniski ’85
Joseph Yacura ’74


Edgar Ames ’68
Timothy Barnhart ’02
Marc Beck ’93
Paul Brennan ’93
Michael Byrne ’79
Michael Caldwell ’70
Keith Chamberlain ’87, President
Raelynn Cooter ’77
Lisa Court ’83
Kerry Casey Dorsey ’81
Amy Vanderlyke Dygert ’01
Jerry Esposito ’70
Donna Goldsmith ’82
La-Dana Renee Jenkins ’94
Ana Rodriguez King ’94
Maureen Flynn Kratz ’04
Donald Levine ’78
Steven Messina ’91
Joshua Miller ’08
Dana Segall Murphy ’99
Betsy Oberst
Cathleen Richards ’09
Mark Salmon ’92
Dan Scaia ’68
Lisa Marceau Schnorr ’87
Jennifer Shropshire ’86
Christie Torruella Smith ’08
Jeff Sorensen ’92
Deborah F. Stanley
Koren Vaughan ’95
Richard Yacobush ’77
Thomas Yates ’89