Skip to main content
Enter search terms below…

Member News

William D. Reuter Named Vice President for Administration and Finance at Hudson Valley Community College



William D. Reuter, a higher education professional who has served as chief administrative and financial officer at Erie Community College (ECC) for nearly 20 years, has been named vice president for administration and finance at Hudson Valley Community College.

The approval of Reuter, who also served as interim president at ECC from 2006 to 2008, was made at the April meeting of the college’s Board of Trustees. Reuter’s appointment follows the retirements of longtime college vice presidents Jim LaGatta and Joel Fatato.

“We are very excited to have a highly respected professional such as Bill Reuter join our team at Hudson Valley,” said President Drew Matonak. “He brings decades of leadership experience and industry knowledge, as well as a deep understanding of the State University and community college systems, in particular. Hudson Valley will benefit greatly from his expertise.”

In his new role at Hudson Valley, Reuter will serve on the president’s senior staff, act as the administrative liaison to the college’s Board of Trustees and chief bargaining unit negotiator. He also will oversee all fiscal and budgetary actions of the college as well as the offices of Environmental Health and Safety, Human Resources, Public Safety and the Physical Plant.

“It’s a great honor to be selected as Hudson Valley’s new vice president. Strong fiscal oversight and administrative leadership have been hallmarks of the college for many years. I look forward to working with the entire college community to continue that tradition and build on the institution’s existing strengths,” said Reuter.

In addition to his lengthy administrative service at Erie Community College, Reuter has taught accounting at ECC and also at Jefferson Community College. He also has held leadership positions at the Erie County Industrial Development Agency and Erie County Comptroller’s Office.

He is a product of the SUNY system, having earned his associate degree in accounting from Nassau Community College, a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Binghamton University and a M.A. in Labor and Policy Studies from Empire State College.

Reuter currently serves as the first vice president of the state-wide Community College Business Officers Association. He also has been active in several other SUNY-wide initiatives, including the SUNY Chancellor’s Budget Task Force that explored county chargebacks as they relate to the state’s community colleges.

First New York Federal Credit Union lives by the philosophy of “People Helping People” and is committed to serving our members and our community.  Since 2016 First New York has partnered with Catholic Charities Tri-County Services in collecting toilet paper to be distributed throughout the community to people in need.  In wanting to give back we…
Tree on display in downtown Troy throughout December, including the Troy Victorian Stroll Season, presented by the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce 50-foot Colorado Blue Spruce donated by McCann family in memory of daughter Kelly Mayor Patrick Madden announced the delivery of Troy’s 2020 Christmas Tree to Monument Square in historic…
The Tech Valley High School (TVHS) Operating Board voted to appoint the school’s next chief academic officer/principal at a special board meeting Tuesday night. Dr. Amy W. Hawrylchak, who has served as the assistant principal of Guilderland High School since 2015, will become the school’s next leader, effective January 4, 2021. Capital Region…
Dec
14
Kick off your holiday season and finish 2020 strong with our Virtual Holiday NetworkingPlus! Get connected, develop leads and build relationships at our…
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EST
Dec
17
Designed to help individuals new to WordPress environment, join Training and Development Specialist, Eleonora Morrell, MicroKnowledge, Inc. to learn how…
8:30 - 10:30 a.m. EST
Jan
14
Join the Chamber at the 2021 State of the County Virtual Event and learn what’s ahead for Rensselaer County and the business community in the coming year…
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.