Joint Statement by Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher & SUNY Potsdam President Kristin G. Esterberg

June 22, 2015

“On behalf of SUNY Potsdam and the entire State University of New York, we are proud to congratulate former Associate Professor of Geology Dr. Lisa Amati on her recent appointment as New York State Paleontologist.

“This prestigious statewide appointment is a testament to Dr. Amati’s impressive record of research and many scholarly achievements throughout her SUNY career, including leading innovative field trips and conducting in-depth research alongside students, as well as spearheading educational outreach programs for children in North Country communities surrounding the Potsdam campus.

“We commend the New York State Board of Regents on its selection of Dr. Amati as State Paleontologist and look forward to following her continued work on behalf of New York State.”


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