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William Tramontano has been appointed Interim President of Queens College, effective June 1. He is currently serving as senior advisor to the president for student success and strategic initiatives at Hunter College. In that capacity, he works closely with Academic Affairs on raising retention and graduation rates, and oversees student success initiatives including efforts to improve course availability, strengthen student engagement and bolster postgraduate outcomes. Previously, Dr. Tramontano spent a decade as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Brooklyn College, where he led a successful effort to improve graduation rates and led the establishment of a five-school structure, the expansion of the faculty, the creation of the Feinstein Graduate School of Cinema and the accreditation of the business school. His tenure there was preceded by five years of service at Lehman College, where he was acting provost and dean of natural and social sciences. A cellular biologist, Dr. Tramontano graduated from Manhattan College and earned his master’s and doctoral degrees from New York University. He returned to Manhattan College to teach and spent 22 years on the college’s biology faculty, including 14 years as department chair. Tramontano has served on CUNY’s Conflicts of Interest Committee and chaired the CUNY Council of Provosts’ Academic Policy Committee.
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Tramontano, William [MC????]
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I believe that William is a member of the Class of 1976.
McEneney, Mike (MC1953)
[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]
Tramontano, William [MC1976]
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[JR: Another story about his first day on the job.]
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