Old Westbury College Council

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About the Council

The Old Westbury College Council serves as an oversight and advisory body to the campus and to SUNY Old Westbury’s president and senior officers.

In accordance with New York State Education Law, The Council comprises ten members; nine who are appointed to seven-year terms by the governor of the State of New York, and one student member elected among the campus’ students.

The chair of the Old Westbury Council is Mili Makhijani.  

A more detailed description of the roles and responsibilities of the Council can be found in New York State Education Law, Section 356.


As required by New York State Education Law, the Old Westbury College Council meets a minimum of four times per calendar year at times specified by the Chairperson, and sometimes more frequently.

December 3, 2021
12:30 p.m.
An announcement about meeting format is pending.

Watch here for the schedule for additional meetings!

College Council Members

  • Mili Makhijani, Chair
  • Melissa Archbold
  • Phillip E. Elliott
  • William A. Hohauser
  • Cania Infante
  • Martha Maffei
  • Oluwademilade O. Ogunlade (Student Representative)
  • Theresa A. Regnante 
  • Scott D. Reich