Alexander N. Cartwright

Alexander N. Cartwright is affiliated with State University of New York.[1]

Cartwright is provost and executive director at the State University of New York System Administration since 2014 and currently officer-incharge at the SUNY Poltechnic Instittue.[2]He, with a doctorate in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Iowa, is a research specialist in the field of optical sensors, his SUNY profile shows.[3]He has a background in education, as he was a professor of electrical engineering and adjunct professor of physics at the University at Buffalo prior to stepping into administrative positions in 2014 with the SUNY system.[4]In November, he was one of three finalists for the post of chancellor at University of Tennessee-Knoxville.[5]Since 2014, he has been responsible for directing academic policy and program planning and assessment[6]Previously, he spent five years at the University of Iowa as a postdoctoral scientist and research assistant in the Laboratory for Photonics and Quantum Electronics.[7]

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Curators set to pick SUNY provost as new Mizzou chancellor

Multiple sources confirmed that Alexander Cartwright, the provost and executive vice chancellor at the State University of New York has been hired as Mizzou's next chancellor. SUNY is a 64-campus system, and Cartwright is responsible for overseeing policies over academics, diversity and inclusion issues, enrollment management, student success, information technology and research. The University of Buffalo, the SUNY campus where he holds his professor appointment, is a member of the Association of American Universities, a research organization that only Mizzou and Washington University are members of in Missouri. The Board of Curators are expected to finalize his hiring Tuesday afternoon.[18]


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UCF Names Missouri Chancellor Alexander Cartwright as President-elect

Alexander N. Cartwright, chancellor at the University of Missouri since 2017, was chosen as president-elect by the University of Central Florida today following a nationwide search. The UCF Board of Trustees, which selected Cartwright over another finalist, praised Cartwright’s proven experience as a leader both in Missouri and previously as provost and executive vice chancellor for the State University of New York. While at the State University of New York, Cartwright served as provost and executive vice chancellor for the university system that has 64 campuses and 1.3 million students.[9]


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Board of Governors Confirms Alexander Cartwright as UCF’s President

University of Missouri Chancellor Dr. Alexander Cartwright was confirmed as the sixth president of the University of Central Florida on Wednesday by the Board of Governors of Florida’s State University System. For an institution to become exceptional, you must also empower the faculty, staff and students and allow them to make the institution better. Before joining MU, he served as provost and executive vice chancellor at the State University of New York for about three years.[10]


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