SUNY Board of Trustees Appoints Dr. Truckenmiller as President of Fulton-Montgomery Community College

April 6, 2021

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Albany, NY
– State University of New York Board of Trustees today appointed Dr. Gregory Truckenmiller as president for Fulton-Montgomery Community College, effective immediately. The appointment was announced by SUNY Board of Trustees and SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras.

"For two decades, students at Fulton-Montgomery Community College have greatly benefited from Dr. Gregory Truckenmiller’s leadership, vision, and commitment to building and delivering high-quality academic programs," said Chancellor Malatras. "Beyond his direct contributions to academic affairs, Dr. Truckenmiller is devoted community servant adept at forging and nurturing local partnerships that benefit students and build a dynamic synergy between the college and the larger Mohawk Valley region. We congratulate President Truckenmiller and the entire campus community."

"Dr. Truckenmiller is a long-time champion of student life, academic affairs, and research. Throughout his more than 20 years at Fulton-Montgomery Community College the campus has benefitted greatly from his expertise, and they will continue to during his tenure as President," said SUNY Board Trustee Robert J. Duffy. "President Truckenmiller is a strong advocate for excellence in education and teaching, student learning, and diversity, all values that are important to the campus community. His appointment as President is a win for the campus, for the community, and for the State University of New York."

"My passion for the community college and its mission comes from two decades working at Fulton Montgomery Community College," said President Truckenmiller. "Thank you to the SUNY Board of Trustees, Chairman Tisch, and Chancellor Malatras for approving my appointment as the next president of the college. With the support of the Fulton Montgomery Community College Board of Trustees, faculty, and staff, I am honored to continue to build on the institution’s culture and history and the vital role the college plays in improving lives."

About Dr. Gregory Truckenmiller

Over the past 19 years, President Truckenmiller has served in various high-profile leadership capacities at Fulton-Montgomery Community College. Prior to being appointed acting president in August 2019, Dr. Truckenmiller served as the provost and vice president for Academic Affairs and held that position since 2009. Additionally, he has served as acting provost and vice president for Academic Affairs; dean of Arts & Sciences; acting vice president and dean of the College; interim dean for Academic Affairs; and director of Institutional Research. Within these roles, Dr. Truckenmiller provided strategic direction for academic operations, accreditation and assessment, information technology, enrollment management, budget, labor relations and strategic planning. Additionally, his campus experience includes serving on the Academic Standards, Student Life, and Chancellor’s Award Selection committees, and serving as dean of the honors program.

President Truckenmiller has extensive grants management experience, acting as a principal investigator, grant officer, and management team member for multiple high-profile grants. He has also served on several community boards of directors, including the Community Health Center of St. Mary’s Healthcare and Nathan Littauer Hospital, and the Greater Johnstown Area District School Board of Education. Prior to his tenure at Fulton-Montgomery Community College, President Truckenmiller worked at the Iowa Department of Education, serving as the Chief of the Bureau of Information Technology Services and as the Educational Program Consultant of the Bureau of Planning, Research and Evaluation.

He earned both his doctorate in Higher Education and his bachelor of arts in History from the University of Iowa.

About the State University of New York
The State University of New York is the largest comprehensive system of higher education in the United States, and more than 95 percent of all New Yorkers live within 30 miles of any one of SUNY's 64 colleges and universities. Across the system, SUNY has four academic health centers, five hospitals, four medical schools, two dental schools, a law school, the state’s only college of optometry, and manages one US Department of Energy National Laboratory. In total, SUNY serves about 1.3 million students amongst its entire portfolio of credit- and non-credit bearing courses and programs, continuing education, and community outreach programs. SUNY oversees nearly a quarter of academic research in New York. Research expenditures system-wide are nearly $1.1 billion in fiscal year 2021, including significant contributions from students and faculty. There are more than three million SUNY alumni worldwide, and one in three New Yorkers with a college degree is a SUNY alum. To learn more about how SUNY creates opportunity, visit suny.edu.


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