Katherine S. Conway-Turner. president of Buffalo State College in New York, announced that she will step down at the end of the current academic year. She began her tenure as the ninth president of Buffalo State College on August 3, 2014.
“I did not make this decision quickly or lightly,” Dr. Conway-Turner said. “But after careful consideration, I have decided that it’s time for me to concentrate on my next chapter and to commit more time and energy to my family, traveling, and writing the memoir I have mentioned from time to time.”
Before coming to Buffalo State, President Conway-Turner was provost and vice president for academic affairs at Hood College in Frederick, Maryland, from July 2010 until July 2014. From 2004 to 2009, she was provost and vice president for academic affairs at SUNY Geneseo. Earlier in her career, Dr. Conway-Turner was dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at Georgia Southern University and associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Delaware.
Dr. Conway-Turner holds a bachelor’s degree in microbiology, a master’s degree in psychology, and Ph.D. in psychology, all from the University of Kansas.