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A search is underway for the sixth president of the State University of New York at Old Westbury.  Complete details on the search can be found on the Presidential Search website.

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President Calvin O. Butts, III

Appointed as president in 1999, Calvin O. Butts, III announced in spring 2019 his intention to step down as president of the State University of New York at Old Westbury in the 2019-2020 academic year.

College President

Read the biography of President Butts for more about his achievements at SUNY Old Westbury and in his ongoing role as paster of the Abyssinian Baptist Church in New York City.