John Nader, PhD
Farmingdale State College
Dr. John S. Nader became President of Farmingdale State College in July 2016.
Dr. Nader has focused on the development of new academic programs, building partnerships
with private industries and community colleges, advancing applied learning opportunities,
expanding support for student scholarships, improving student services, and enhancing
buildings and grounds.
Of late, FSC earned recognition from the Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges,
was designated as a Tree USA campus by the Arbor Day Foundation, and attained Carnegie
Community Engagement Classification.
Dr. Nader works to deepen engagement with campus constituencies and the broader community,
hosting an annual legislative breakfast for leaders across Long Island and sponsoring
civic and business group meetings with Farmingdale’s leadership team.
He is a member of the Long Island Regional Economic Development Council and co-chair
of its Workforce and Education Committee. He serves on the executive committee of
the Long Island Regional Advisory Council on Higher Education and as chair of the
Skyline Athletic Conference.
From 2009 to 2016, Dr. Nader was Provost at SUNY Delhi. He spent sixteen years in
elective office, including four years as Mayor of the City of Oneonta.
He received a BA in Politics from Ithaca College and an MA and a PhD in Economics
from the New School for Social Research.
Associate Vice President for
Stony Brook University
Pat Malone was named the Associate Vice President for Professional Education and Assistant
Vice Provost for Engaged Learning in the School of Professional Development in 2019.
In addition, Pat is the Executive Director of the Center for Corporate Education,
serving over 1,000 professionals annually.
Presenting nationally and internationally on the universities role in workforce, economic
development and clean energy jobs, Pat has facilitated numerous forums with labor,
education and industry including three Federal Department of Labor National Transformational
Forums for the WIRED Grants and NYSERDA focus groups.
She is a member of the Suffolk County Workforce Development Board, the REDC Workforce
and Education Committee, founding chair of the Outreach, Engagement and Economic Development
Network for the University Professional Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) and
served on the inaugural editorial board for their digital publication, UNBOUND.
She holds a BA from the University of Dayton, a master’s degree from Stony Brook University
and co-edited the Jossey Bass publication “Enhancing Creativity in Adult and Continuing
Education” and is the recipient of City and State’s “Corporate Social Responsibility