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"There is no greater mission, across the SUNY system, than working with partners in our regions to prepare our graduates for their roles as leaders in our dynamic New York State economy." 

- David E. Rogers, Ph.D.

David E. Rogers, Ph.D., President


Dr. David E. Rogers, was named the eighth president of SUNY Morrisville in June 2015. Since his arrival to campus in 1999, Dr. Rogers has earned the respect of the campus community and helped make the college a top destination not only for prospective students but for talented faculty and researchers, as well as businesses seeking partnership with higher education.

Prior to his appointment by the State University of New York Board of Trustees, he served as the college’s provost, dean of the college’s School of Business and interim dean of the Norwich Campus and the School of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Dr. Rogers earned his Ph.D. in labor economics, collective bargaining and econometrics from the SUNY College of Industrial Labor Relations at Cornell University. He also holds a master’s degree from Cornell University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts. 

Dr. Rogers’ approach to community partnership has strengthened the college’s ties to industry partners, business leaders, policymakers, entrepreneurs and others seeking practical solutions to grow New York State’s dynamic economy.

Prior to SUNY Morrisville, Rogers was the Director of Institutional Research and Planning at Onondaga Community College. He has also held faculty positions at Ithaca College, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Le Moyne College.