Newswanger Named Associate VP for Facilities Management

Newswanger Named Associate VP for Facilities Management

06/11/2019 

Zachariah Newswanger was appointed associate vice president for facilities management on June 1.

He will oversee and lead a department of 220 talented and skilled employees including engineers, technicians, craftsmen, laborers and clerical personnel in the areas of Facilities, Planning, Design and Construction; Facilities Operations and Services; Environmental Health and Safety; and Energy Management. Newswanger also will manage the facilities at the William H. Parks Family Center for Environmental and Outdoor Education at Raquette Lake, the Brauer Memorial Field Station in Selkirk, N.Y., and the Hoxie Gorge Nature Preserve in Cortland.

The Facilities Management Office is key to partnering with the campus providing strategy and leadership to conceptualize, develop and implement facilities and maintenance initiatives, in alignment with the College’s facilities Master Plan and Strategic Goals. 

Newswanger joined SUNY Cortland five years ago as the director of facilities operations. With more than 20 years in higher education and known for his collaborative and team-oriented style, he brings a wealth of experience in facilities and residence hall management. He is a graduate of Lycoming College (Williamsport, Pa.) and holds a master’s degree from the University of Scranton.

 


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