Joseph C. Burke
Joseph C. Burke (1932 – August 3, 2018) was an American educator and academic best known for serving as President of the State University of New York at Plattsburgh and Acting Chancellor of the State University of New York.
Burke began his career at Ohio Wesleyan University and Duquesne University. He assumed the position of Academic Vice President Loyola College (Montreal) and negotiated its merger with Sir George Williams University to form Concordia University in 1974. He then moved to the State University of New York at Plattsburgh, serving as its President for twelve years. Burke became Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs of SUNY in 1986 and was asked to assume the chancellorship when his predecessor resigned due to failing health.
Burke was a Senior Fellow with the Rockefeller Institute's Higher Education Program until his passing in 2018.
SUNY Plattsburgh's Burke Gallery is named after him.
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George W. Angell
| President of the State University of New York at Plattsburgh
Charles O. Warren
D. Bruce Johnstone
| Chancellor (Acting) of the State University of New York
March 1, 1994 - November 30, 1994
Thomas A. Bartlett