Shortly after Robert “Robbie” Robinson became the University’s chief of public safety in October 1993, he had a “chance encounter” with James K. Duah-Agyeman, who was then the director of the Center for Academic Achievement in the Division of Student…
University College Appoints Executive Director of Administration and Strategy
University College Dean Michael Frasciello announced that Jim Gaffey was appointed executive director of administration and strategy at University College (UC) effective July 1. Gaffey served as the director of administration at UC since October 2015.
In his new role, Gaffey will serve as the colleges’ chief operating officer, directly overseeing admissions, budget, communications, corporate and foundation relations, executive education, facilities, financial operations, and strategic initiatives, among other duties.
“As we prepare the college for exponential growth and transformation, we can be no better positioned than to have a seasoned entrepreneurial leader such as Jim advancing our strategic initiatives and directing our portfolio of revenue-generating operations,” says Frasciello.
Before coming to Syracuse University, Gaffey worked for the City of Syracuse for over 15 years, including as assistant budget director, assistant director for quality control and economic development specialist.