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Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is the governing body of Syracuse University, responsible for the educational mission and fiscal policies of the University. Members of the Board guide the University toward its goals and vision and serve the public trust. This website is intended to provide information about the Board of Trustees to members of the Syracuse University community.

Headshot of Board Chairman Jeffrey M. Scruggs.

Board Chairman Jeffrey M. Scruggs
Jeff Scruggs is a managing director at Goldman Sachs & Co., where he is head of the public sector and infrastructure banking group within the Global Banking and Markets Division. He joined Goldman Sachs in 2008 as a managing director.

Office of the Board of Trustees

Mary George Opperman
Senior Vice President and University Secretary

Rachel C. Harms
Senior Associate University Secretary

Brooke K. Wears
Associate University Secretary

Ally K. Mead
Senior Director, Board Events

Tressa A. Sobotka
Executive Administrator

James M. Zullo
Director of Information Technology and Data Analytics