As chief educational and administrative officer of Queens College, President James Muyskens is responsible for maintaining and enhancing educational standards. He helps the college provide the best education for all students and articulates its mission to national and international audiences.
Acting Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Acting Provost Elizabeth Hendrey administers all academic programs as chief academic officer of the college. Her office coordinates all faculty position and academic budget allocations and monitors academic issues, including the curriculum, accreditation, program reviews, and research. As vice president, she advises the president on matters relating to overall planning and allocation of resources.
Vice President for Finance and Administration
Vice President William Keller manages the financial, personnel, and campus maintenance side of Queens College, from business transactions to the operation of school facilities. Specifically, this department oversees Accounting and Accounts Payable, the Budget Office, Buildings and Grounds, the Bursar, Campus Facilities, the Office of Converging Technologies, Environmental Health and Safety, Human Resources, Mail Operations, Public Safety, Purchasing, and Sustainability.
Acting Vice President for Student Affairs
The Division of Student Affairs, led by Acting Vice President Adam Rockman, enhances students’ in-classroom experience with co-curricular resources and programs such as career counseling, health and counseling services, athletics, disability services, student housing, international student services, veteran student services, minority student affairs, the Child Development Center, Student Union, and student activities.
Director of Compliance and Diversity Programs
Cynthia Rountree implements CUNY/QC affirmative action, diversity, and nondiscrimination policies throughout the campus. She monitors and advises search committees regarding the recruitment and hiring process; compiles QC diversity data and prepares CUNY-mandated reports; provides EEO/AA/Diversity training to faculty, staff, and administrators; and investigates discrimination complaints, including sexual harassment.
General Counsel and Special Counsel for Labor/Management Relations
As general counsel to Queens College and the president, Meryl Kaynard provides legal advice and guidance to the college's academic and administrative departments, offices, and related entities. As special counsel for labor/management relations, she is responsible for labor relations for faculty and other instructional and administrative staff under CUNY bylaws, policies, and collective bargaining agreements. In addition, she represents the college in grievance and agency proceedings, serves as records access officer, financial disclosure and ethics officer, and as liaison attorney with the state attorney general's office on all litigation.