Dr. Gregory Sammons, Vice President for Student Affairs, joined the Alfred State staff in 1996. Sammons became the vice president in 2013 after previously serving as the institution’s chief of police (since 2005).
As a divisional vice president, Sammons oversees departments including Athletics, Center for Civic Engagement, Center for Intercultural Unity, International Education and Student Services, Office of Student Engagement and Recreation, Health and Wellness Services, University Police, Residential Services, Greek Life, and the office of Judicial Affairs. Sammons is also a Level 3-NTS Archery Coach and volunteers time as Alfred State’s Archery Team coach.
Sammons holds an Ed.D in Organizational Leadership from Northeastern University, a Master of Justice Administration degree from Norwich University, a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from Houghton College, and an Associate in Applied Science degree in criminal justice from Finger Lakes Community College. In 2012, Sammons was awarded the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Professional Service.
Dr. Sammons maintains membership affiliations with NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators, the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), and the Society for College and University Planners (SCUP).