The President's Office


Dr. Adiam Tsegai

Officer-in-Charge Dr. Adiam Tsegai

Dr. Adiam Tsegai was appointed President of SUNY Erie Community College on Dec 5, 2023.

She previously served as the college’s Officer-in-Charge since 2022, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, a position she was appointed to in mid-2021, after serving as the college’s Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs of Health Sciences, Engineering and Technologies. Dr. Tsegai joined SUNY Erie as the Dean of Engineering and Technologies in 2018.

Prior to joining SUNY Erie, Dr. Tsegai held positions of increasing rank at Bryant and Stratton College from 2002-2018.

An alumna of SUNY Erie, having earned her Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts and Social Science, Dr. Tsegai went on to study at the University at Buffalo, where she received her B.A. in Psychology and African American Studies, her M.Ed. in General Education, and her Ph.D. in Educational and Leadership Policy and Social Foundations.