Paul Marthers, EdD
As Associate Vice Chancellor for Strategic Enrollment Management and Student Success for the SUNY System, Marthers provides leadership support to enrollment and student affairs offices across SUNY’s 64 campuses. Prior to joining SUNY, Marthers worked at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Reed College, Oberlin College, Phillips Academy, Boston College, Duke University, Vassar College, and Bennington College.
In 2007, The Chronicle of Higher Education named him one of “10 Admission Deans who are Shaping Their Field,” His more than 20 articles and book chapters have appeared in publications such as American Educational History Journal, College and University, History of Education Quarterly, The Journal of College Admission, The Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, InsideHigherEd, University Business, College Unranked, and Leadership Lessons: Vision and Values for a New Generation. He is also the author of a book on the history of women's colleges ( Eighth Sister No More, Peter Lang Publishing, 2011) and co-author of a college guide ( Follow Your Interests to Find the Right College, Wheatmark, 2015).
A first-generation college graduate, Marthers has a B.A. from Oberlin College, master’s degrees from Boston University and Reed College, and an EdD in Higher Education Management from the University of Pennsylvania.