SUNY Oneonta’s new president had her first day on the job Monday. Barbara Jean Morris is the college’s second woman president and most recently was provost and vice president for academic affairs at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado. According to a news release President Morris will greet first-year and new transfer students during the college’s orientation activities and join them in Pass Through the Pillars, SUNY Oneonta’s ceremonial welcome to new campus community members. She will meet students, faculty and staff at the college’s opening breakfast on Aug. 31.

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