Oswego State brings in new VP

President Deborah F. Stanley announced today that Jerald Woolfolk Adley has been appointed as vice president for student affairs and enrollment management, effective Jan. 1, 2014.

Adley comes to Oswego State from Mississippi Valley State University, where she  has been vice president for student affairs, enrollment management and diversity since 2011. Previously, she was the vice president for student affairs at the College of Staten Island, part of the City University of New York. Stanley had high remarks for the new vice president.

Adley is replacing Joseph Grant, who retired in 2012.

“Across 25 years in higher education administration at three institutions, Dr. Adley has built a record as a strategic innovator in student affairs who sets clear and high goals and provides the leadership to achieve them,” Stanley said. “We are delighted to welcome her to SUNY Oswego.”

Adley is recognized nationally as an accreditation evaluator for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. She is also a consultant for higher education institutions in Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware and North Carolina for accreditation, strategic planning, enrollment management and organizational management.

Adley will oversee Admissions, Financial Aid, Auxiliary Services, Residence Life and Housing, Student Conduct and Compliance, Mary Walker Health Center and Counseling Center, Lifestyles Center, Campus Life, Athletics, Student Advisement, Orientation and Career Services.