Contact Information

  • Academic Affairs
    Siena Hall 219
    Tel. (518) 783-2307
    Fax (518) 786-5013

Academic Administration

The Office of Academic Affairs is comprised of the three Schools and administrative offices, centers, institutes and programs that support the academic endeavors of the College.  Below is a listing of academic directors and their respective units.


Br. Brian Belanger, OFM
Director, International Programs 
215 Foy Hall

Mark Berman
Chief Information Officer

101 Hines Hall


Janet Shideler, Dean,School of Liberal Arts
321A Siena Hall

Holly Cheverton
Coordinator of Tutoring Services
215 Siena Hall



Lois Daly, Ph.D.
Director, Honors Program
202 Clare Center/428 Siena Hall

Mary Lou D'Allegro, Ed.D.
Associate VPAA,
Institutional Effectiveness
116A Hines Hall

Debra DelBelso
Director, Career Center
Foy Hall

Peter Ellard, Ph.D.
Associate VPAA, Student
Retention & Success

215 Siena Hall


Sharon Finnerty
Director of Grants and Sponsored Programs
222B Siena Hall

Camille Girardi
Director, Academic Advising
215 Siena Hall

Michelle Liptak, D.A.
Director, Writing Center
Standish Library Room L05

LTC Samantha Ross
Professor, Military Science/ROTC
Trustco Bank Center


Alfredo Medina, Jr.
Associate VPAA, Risk Management and Compliance
219 Siena Hall

Frederick DeCasperis, Ed.D.
Interim Dean, School of Business
301 Siena Hall

Linda Richardson, Ph.D.
Vice President for Academic Affairs

219 Siena Hall

Gary Thompson
Director, Library & Audio Visual
Standish Library


Carol Sandoval
Director, Higher Education
Opportunity Program

402 Siena Hall


James Serbalik
102 Siena Hall


Laurie Fay
Assistant VPAA
219 Siena Hall

Elizabeth Ives, '13  Assistant to the VPAA - Administration,
219 Siena Hall


Allan Weatherwax, Ph.D.Dean, School of Science
204 Roger Bacon Hall



Lynn Rogers                 Director, Academic Programs                        219 Siena Hall 


Kathy Renaud             Asst. Director, Academic Programs                       219 Siena Hall