Haggstrom Joins Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc.

David G. HaggstromDavid G. Haggstrom, Angelica, has been named to the board of the Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. As a board member, Haggstrom will contribute his skills to the management of the property affairs, business, and concerns of the corporation; he will also participate in the adoption of resolutions and regulations for the conduct of the management of the affairs of the corporation. Authority of the Council is in such areas as regulations governing student conduct, regulations concerning care and management of campus facilities, review of academic programs, approval of candidates for college degrees, and selection of the College president.

The Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., is a private foundation representing faculty, staff, and friends of Alfred State College dedicated to improving the ASC community through the support of educational programs. The Foundation provides monetary support to enhance learning opportunities for students through scholarships, work grants, and academic club activities. The Applied Technology campus in Wellsville is owned and maintained by the Educational Foundation.  The Foundation funds the house projects used as hands-on laboratories for many applied technology students. As part of the community outreach, the Foundation supports student projects, which provide real-world experiences and enhance local properties and facilities.

The activities pursued by the Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., are governed by the board of directors made up of representatives from the following groups:  alumni, ASC College Council, faculty and staff, and friends of the college. All directors serve three-year terms and may be re-elected.  Council members serve without salary as an advisory group to the president of the College.

Haggstrom serves as the director of libraries at Alfred State College, where he is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations as well as the long-term planning of the libraries on both the Wellsville and Alfred campuses.

Haggstrom holds a bachelor of arts degree from Hobart College, Geneva, and an MLS (master of library science) degree from SUNY Buffalo.

Haggstrom served in the U.S. Army from 1970-72, serving in the 57th Military Police Co., U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

The Angelica Central School graduate married the former Leslie Ferris. They are the parents of John and Katharine Haggstrom, (both Alfred State College alumni), and the late Carl Haggstrom.