The SUNY Board of Trustees has appointed its 14th chancellor. Dr. Jim Malatras is the first SUNY Graduate to hold the position, receiving his bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, and doctorate in political science from the University at Albany. Malatras is president of SUNY Empire State College and was chief operating officer and a senior advisor to former SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher. Malatras begins his new role on August 31.