Dr. Gregory Sammons, Vice President for Student Affairs, joined the Alfred State staff in 1996. Sammons became the vice president in 2013 after previously serving as the institution’s chief of police.
As divisional vice president, Sammons oversees departments including Athletics, Center for Civic Engagement, Career Services, Center for Intercultural Unity, Office of Student Engagement and Recreation, Health and Wellness Services, University Police, Residential Services, Greek Life, and the office of Student Conduct and Community Standards. Sammons is also a Level 3-NTS Archery Coach and serves as a coach for the Alfred State Archery Team.
Sammons holds an Ed.D in Organizational Leadership from Northeastern University, a Master of Justice Administration degree from Norwich University, a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from Houghton College, and an Associate in Applied Science degree in criminal justice from Finger Lakes Community College. In 2012, Sammons was awarded the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Professional Service.
Dr. Sammons maintains membership affiliations with NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators and the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), where he holds professional certification (SHRM-CP).