SUNY Cortland recently filled two critical leadership roles in the university’s administration:
Martin Tse has more than 25 years of higher education administration and leadership experience as the primary custodian for student academic records, and has supervised institutional compliance with university, SUNY, state and federal policies. Her work in SUNY Upstate Medical University’s Office of the Registrar extends back to 1996, when she took the role of assistant registrar, and then served as associate registrar from 1998 to 2000.
Her additional higher education experience includes serving as the undergraduate coordinator of the University of California San Diego’s Cognitive Science Department and as assistant director of college housing at Upstate Medical University.
Martin Tse received a Master of Arts in College Student Personnel from Bowling Green State University and a Bachelors of Arts, Summa Cum Laude, in psychology, with a minor in sociology. She is currently pursuing a Doctor of Education in Executive Leadership from Le Moyne College.
At Cortland, Martin Tse will lead the operations of the office, working with SRRS staff to coordinate services, systems and initiatives; ensure data integrity and reporting; manage SRRS budgets and vendor contracts; assess services and processes; and support professional development.
Baban Hurrle brings to the position 17 years of professional experience in the field of international education, the last 10 of which have been in SUNY Cortland’s International Programs Office. In her recent role, she supported the university’s international student and scholar population, using her expertise in federal immigration regulations, cultural adjustment and student success strategies. She has managed many of SUNY Cortland’s international academic partnerships, including 18 inbound student exchange and study abroad programs.
Before coming to SUNY Cortland, Baban Hurrle served as an international student and scholar advisor at Syracuse University and held positions in international student affairs at Buffalo State College and in Gannon University residential services. She has received the Clark Center Internationalization Award and the SGA Award for Outstanding Club Advisor. Baban Hurrle was inducted into the Phi Beta Delta honor society for international scholars and the Phi Sigma Iota International Foreign Language Society, Inc. She is fluent in Romanian and Russian.
Baban Hurrle earned a B.A. in criminal justice and political science, with a minor in Russian studies, from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. She holds an M.A. in public administration from Gannon University; a graduate certificate in human resources management from Gannon; and an advanced graduate certificate in immigration law studies from CUNY.
As director of the International Programs Office, Baban Hurrle will lead global partnership strategy and development, risk assessment and management, student and faculty mobility programs, inbound student and scholar services and other global learning initiatives.
Both Baban Hurrle and Martin Tse will work within the Division of Academic Affairs, Office of the Vice Provost, reporting to Assistant Vice Provost Mary Schlarb.