Charles V. Neal, professor, Business Technology Department, has taken on the duties of interim vice president for administrative affairs.
Neal,'74, Wellsville, joined the ASC faculty as an instructor in 1977 and has moved through the ranks achieving the rank of full professor in 1999. His primary faculty responsibility included teaching a variety of accounting courses, advising students, and serving as Accounting Club adviser.
During his tenure at the College, Neal has served as chair of the Accounting/Computer Information Systems Department and as Dean of the School of Business Technologies as well as interim dean of the School of Management and Engineering Technology prior to his appointment as interim associate vice president.
In his role as administrative vice president, Neal is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations for the college budget, purchasing, human resources, facilities services, and Auxiliary Campus Services and Enterprises (the food service and vending operation).
Neal has authored reviews for two nationally used accounting textbooks. He has also co-authored an article, "Campus Computing-A Big Approach by a Small College," with former ASC colleague Dennis Kelsey, which appeared in Education magazine.
Neal was honored with the SUNY (State University of New York) Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2002. Neal has also been honored as the ASC Alumni Association's "Teacher of the Year."
While a student at Alfred State College, Neal was an honor student, and at his 1974 commencement was named winner of the Paul B. Orvis Memorial Award for Excellence as the outstanding senior in the School of Business Technologies. As a student he also earned six varsity letters in wrestling, golf, and bowling and was voted Senior Athlete of the Year, leading to his induction into the Alfred State College Athletics Hall of Fame in 2002.
Neal holds a master's degree in business administration from St. Bonaventure University, a bachelor's degree in accounting from SUNY at Buffalo, and an associate's degree in accounting from Alfred State College.