Officer in Charge Mary C. Toale has named Anneke McEvoy, associate director of the James A. Triandiflou ’88 Institute for Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Transformative Practice (Triandiflou Institute), as a staff fellow in the President’s Office. The seventh fellow to serve in the Office of the President since 2000, McEvoy will work closely with Dr. Toale and the members of the President’s Cabinet. She will serve as a fellow through October 2023.

“We are excited to have Anneke step into this fellowship role where she will gain a broader perspective of the operations of the university,” said Dr. Toale. McEvoy will continue her work with Kendra Cadogan, Oswego’s chief diversity and inclusion officer. This includes work in the Triandiflou Institute, including program development and launching the Oswego Dialogue Project. Anneke will also work closely with Kristi Eck, executive director of strategic initiatives, external partnerships, and legislative affairs, to continue to expand SUNY Oswego’s impact in Oswego and the greater Central New York region.

McEvoy served as SUNY Oswego’s Say Yes to Education coordinator for the past ten years. In this role, she supported graduates from Syracuse and Buffalo public high schools and helped them connect with SUNY Oswego resources and campus and community opportunities. She has collaborated with school district and regional college and career access partners across Central New York.

Among her achievements at SUNY Oswego, McEvoy led the successful application for SUNY Oswego to become a Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation Campus Center through the American Association of Colleges and Universities. Additionally, in collaboration with the campus TRHT leadership team, she has spearheaded a comprehensive plan to empower positive narrative and systemic change related to race and the experiences of those historically marginalized.

McEvoy also served as SUNY Oswego’s deputy coordinator for Title IX and taught English as a second language in Extended Learning’s Intensive English Program. As former co-director of the SUNY Oswego School of Education O-RITE Project and a visiting assistant professor in Oswego’s Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program, McEvoy has taught and mentored teacher candidates and practicing teachers across New York State with a focus on teaching and mentoring in a teacher residency model. 

Prior to her work at SUNY Oswego, Anneke taught English courses at Cayuga Community College, and English and English as a New Language in high schools in New York City and Central New York. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English Literature with a concentration in Creative Writing from Wells College and a master’s degree in TESOL from the School for International Training.