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Title: Assistant VP for Graduate Recruitment and Enrollment

Programs: All

Special Projects: Graduate Scholarship and Graduate Assistantship Program

Phone: 518-485-3390

Email: murraych@strose.edu

About Me

Hometown

Rochester, NY

Professional Experience

11 years in graduate admissions at Boston University, Lesley University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and Saint Rose. Five years in the assistive technology field and one year in human services.

College

Boston University (B.S.), Babson College (MBA), Champlain College (M.S. in progress)

College Major(s)/Program(s)

Elementary Education (B.S.), Business (MBA), Mediation and Applied Conflict Studies (M.S. in progress)

Most memorable time in Grad School

The first week of my MBA program I took an improv class and performed in front of the entire 1st year class.

Favorite Class in Grad School

Product Design and Development – we designed and beta tested a pair of neoprene shoe covers for the New England commuter.

Hobbies/Interests

Canoeing, hiking, photography, drumming

Favorite Book

Thinking in Systems: A Primer by Donella H. Meadows

Favorite Capital Region restaurant

Athos in Guilderland

Favorite place in the Capital Region

Hudson, NY

Favorite vacation spot

Anywhere in the U.S. I haven’t been already.

Why do you work at Saint Rose?

Because I work with amazing faculty who meet students where they are and help them bridge to their futures.