SUNY Potsdam College Council to Meet Sept. 7

College Council Holds First Meeting of 2018-19 Academic Year

POTSDAM, NY (09/05/2018) The SUNY Potsdam College Council will hold its first meeting of the 2018-19 academic year on Friday, Sept. 7 at 10 a.m. in the Raymond Hall seventh floor boardroom. This meeting is open to the public.

College Council Chair June O'Neill, Hon. '99, will open the meeting, followed by a report from President Dr. Kristin G. Esterberg. There will be a presentation on SUNY Potsdam's efforts through the New York Stands with Puerto Rico initiative, led by Director of International Education Krista LaVack, along with students Alexa Ferrer, Julissa Santana and Lisbeth Zea.

The council will consider a resolution to update campus traffic and parking resolutions, presented by Interim Dean of Students Eric Duchscherer.

The meeting will conclude with reports from the Student Government Association, the Faculty Senate, and the divisions of Academic Affairs, Business Affairs and Administration, Advancement, Student Affairs, and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

The next meeting will be held on Nov. 2, also at 10 a.m., in the same location.

The College Council meeting will stream live online. For more information, visit

About SUNY Potsdam:

Founded in 1816, The State University of New York at Potsdam is one of America's first 50 colleges -- and the oldest institution within SUNY. Now in its third century, SUNY Potsdam is distinguished by a legacy of pioneering programs and educational excellence. The College currently enrolls approximately 3,600 undergraduate and graduate students. Home to the world-renowned Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam is known for its challenging liberal arts and sciences core, distinction in teacher training and culture of creativity. To learn more, visit