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Kathleen (Kati) Foley headshot.

Staff Representative to the Board, 2023-2025

As project director and administrative assistant to the dean, Foley is responsible for administering strategic projects for the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) and directing the daily operations of the Office of the Dean and the college. She provides high-level analyses and recommendations on facility utilization, strategic budget and long-range planning, policies, programs and new and ongoing initiatives for the college.

Prior to joining VPA in 2007, Foley worked at the Maxwell School for Citizenship and Public Affairs for 10 years, managing the U.S. office of the Luxembourg Income Study, headquartered at the University of Luxembourg. This cross-national data center acquires datasets with income, wealth, employment and demographic data from many high- and middle-income countries, harmonizes them to enable cross-national comparisons, and makes them publicly available to researchers.

Foley earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Ithaca College.

Foley will serve the first year of her two-year term as the staff representative during the 2023-24 academic year. She participates, ex officio, on the Board of Advancement and External Affairs Committee and reports to the Board at Executive Committee and full Board meetings.