Contact Information

  • Office of Government and Foundation Relations
    Siena Hall 219 · 2nd Floor
    Tel (518) 783-2307
    Fax (518) 786-5013



The Office of Government and Foundation Relations coordinates and facilitates all aspects of public and private sponsored activities and maintains continuous interaction with federal, state and local government entities in advancing the governmental agenda of the College.  To this end, the office:  

  1. Provides pre- and post-award grant services to faculty submitting grant applications to external funding agencies in an effort to strengthen and augment scholarly and research efforts across all academic disciplines;
  2. Works closely with the President and senior administration to generate state and federal revenues for the College;
  3. Provides assistance to administration and faculty in working through the legislative process.
  4. Participates in higher education policy discussions at the federal, state, and local levels; and
  5. Cultivates, strengthens and coordinates all foundation relations matters in advancing the academic priorities of the College.