Interim Executive Director of Alumni Affairs Named

Interim Executive Director of Alumni Affairs Named


Erin Boylan, an associate director of alumni affairs at SUNY Cortland since 2009, has been named interim executive director of alumni affairs at the College. She began her duties on June 7.

As interim executive director, Boylan serves as liaison to the College’s alumni residing in all 50 U.S. states and more than 40 countries. In its 144-year history, SUNY Cortland has graduated more than 68,000 alumni.

She will supervise the Alumni Affairs Office and Alumni Association staff and will organize Alumni Association Board of Directors meetings.

A search for a permanent director will be conducted in the coming year.

Boylan will continue to coordinate the annual Alumni Reunion as well as oversee other alumni events, reunion committees, Cortaca Jug alumni programming and Student Alumni Association activities.

She joined the College in 2003 as assistant director of The Cortland Fund. In 2006, she was named assistant director of alumni affairs.

In April 2010, Boylan was recognized with the College’s 2010 Award for Excellence in Professional Service to Students, which honors leadership in the development or enhancement of programs that respond to student needs. Award recipients have demonstrated that they “go the extra mile” in their service to students and the College.

A native of Cortland, Boylan graduated cum laude from SUNY Fredonia with a bachelor’s degree in business marketing.

She and her husband, Jeremy, reside in Homer, N.Y., with their two children, Christopher, 4, and Kaitlyn, 2.