Casey Crabill, Ed.D. - President

New PresidentDr. Casey Crabill is Onondaga Community College’s eighth President, leading Central New York’s second largest undergraduate college with nearly 13,000 students, 550 full and part-time faculty and staff and 460 adjunct faculty members, and an annual operating budget of $78 million. Founded in 1962, Onondaga is a two-year college operating under the State University of New York (SUNY) system, and is locally sponsored by Onondaga County. 

Onondaga Community College’s 280-acre main campus is located on scenic Onondaga Hill, approximately four miles from the city of Syracuse. The campus includes eight academic buildings, the state-of-the-art SRC Arena and Events Center, an athletics complex, and four residence halls accommodating nearly 800 residential students. It also operates a North Site satellite campus in Liverpool. Onondaga offers nearly 50 programs of study; bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees available on campus through its regional higher education center, and more than 80 transfer agreements with four-year colleges and universities throughout the region and country. The College also offers extensive community education and workforce development programs, including classes for professional and personal development, customized training for local businesses, and special programs for small business, children and teens, and other important audiences. 

The College strives to provide the full college experience through programs which enrich student life. The Arts Across Campus program offers a year-round schedule of arts and cultural activities for students, faculty and staff and the community. Onondaga offers an intramurals program and 15 intercollegiate men’s and women’s athletic teams, including the seven-time NJCAA national champion men’s lacrosse team and the two-time NJCAA national champion women’s lacrosse team. 

Prior to joining Onondaga Community College, Dr. Crabill served from 2006 to 2013 as president of Raritan Valley Community College in New Jersey, where her accomplishments included setting record student enrollment; obtaining a $4.6 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to train workers in new career paths; earning national awards for its Service Learning Program; becoming the first community college in the country to sign an environmental stewardship agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; being selected as of one of 30 community colleges nationwide for the Achieving the Dream 2011 Cohort; and adding several new academic degree and certificate programs.

She has also served as president of the College of the Redwoods in Eureka, California from 1999 to 2006; as acting president and dean of Learning and Student Development at Quinebaug Valley Community College in Danielson, Connecticut; and division chair for Academic Development and Learning Support at Dundalk Community College in Dundalk, Maryland.

Dr. Crabill received her B.A. in English from Skidmore College and an M.S. in Teaching English as a Second Language and an Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, both from the State University of New York at Albany.

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