Tag Archives: Denise Battles

Three women poised to take first-ever higher-ed leadership roles (access required)

Incoming University of Rochester president Sarah C. Mangelsdorf.  photo by J. Adam Fenster / University of Rochester

On July 1, three women will create history in the Rochester area as each one officially becomes the first woman to preside over her respective college or university.

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Alumna to take finance administration job at SUNY Geneseo (access required)

Julie L. Buehler

An alumna of SUNY Geneseo is returning to the college to become vice president for finance and administration. Julie L. Buehler, who graduated from Geneseo in 1989 and later earned an MBA from the University of Rochester’s Simon Business School, will begin her new job at Geneseo July 25.

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Business dean dismissed at SUNY Geneseo (access required)

Rotondo (Credit: SUNY Geneseo)

According to faculty and alumni sources, the dean of the business school at the State University College at Geneseo has been removed from her administrative position by college President Denise A. Battles. Neither Denise Rotondo, who has been dean at the business school since 2014, nor Battles, who came to Geneseo in 2015, were immediately available for comment. Apparently Rotondo is continuing on as a member of the faculty, but the specifics of that position were unavailable. A college spokesman said the administration plans to announce the change soon to the business school’s faculty and staff.

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