Beth Berlin

Senior Vice Chancellor for Operations and Management and Chief Operating Officer

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Beth Berlin joined SUNY System Administration as Chief Operating Officer in December 2020. Prior to joining System, Ms. Berlin joined SUNY Empire State College in December 2019 as Executive Vice President for Administration and Chief Operating Officer and was named officer-in-charge in August 2020.

Berlin brings extensive experience in education leadership, having served since 2013 as executive deputy commissioner of NYSED, before being named interim commissioner in 2019. She also previously served as acting commissioner in 2015. In that role, she managed the day-to-day operations of the Education Department, overseeing more than 700 school districts with 3.2 million students.

Berlin provides leadership, coordination, and support as the SUNY system fulfills its critical mission of delivering flexible, individualized, high-quality education for students across our 64 campuses.

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