March 1, 2011
-- Briarcliffe College (Bethpage, NY) — a proprietary college offering career-focused education online and at campus locations in Bethpage, Patchogue and Queens, NY — earlier this month held a meeting of the Board of Trustees to elect officers and welcome a new member.
The following Officers were elected: Chairman, Arthur L. Loeffler, CPA, of Commack, NY and Managing Partner of Loeffler & Company, LLP; Vice-Chairman, Robert A. Carpentier, Esq. of Port Washington, NY and Of Counsel to Albanese & Albanese, LLP; and Secretary, Richard Kruse of Deer Park, NY and President and Founder of ExecuLeaders.
Thomas B. Lally of Smithtown, NY, was nominated and approved as the newest member of the 13-member Board of Trustees. Returning trustees serving two- or three-year terms are: Daniel Kimlicka of Levittown, NY; Peter T. Affatato, Esq. of Massapequa Park, NY, Chairman Emeritus and Attorney at Law; Edward A. Ambrosino, Esq. of North Valley Stream, NY, Attorney at Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. and Hempstead Town Councilman; Michael F. Barry of Manhasset, NY and Vice President of Media Relations at Insurance Information Institute; James Fleming of Dix Hills, NY and Owner, First New York Title Agency, Ltd; George Grayeb, Senior VP, Health SBU, Career Education Corporation;
Greg Jansen, VP and Associate General Counsel, Career Education Corporation;
Francis X. Moroney of Westbury, NY, Attorney at Law and Counsel to State Senator. Edward P. Mangano, Esq. of Bethpage, NY and Nassau County Executive is Trustee Emeritus and George Santiago, Jr., PhD of Bethpage, NY is Ex Officio Member and President of Briarcliffe College.
According to the Briarcliffe College charter, the Board of Trustees is “charged with oversight of the academic affairs of the College, particularly assuring the integrity of academic programs and the conduct of the academic affairs of the College and the adequacy of resources necessary for the proper conduct of such programs.” As well, “to review and make recommendations for the College consistent with institutional purpose and mission.”
Arthur Loeffler, re-elected to his second term as chairman of the Board, observed: “The members of the Briarcliffe College Board of Trustees willingly volunteer their time to sustain accessibility to a higher education that promotes an individual’s future prospects but also emphasizes the importance of each individual’s role as citizens within the larger community.”
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Briarcliffe College is a proprietary institution with locations in Bethpage, Patchogue and Queens NY., Briarcliffe College is a four-year career education college offering degree programs in accounting, business administration, criminal justice, graphic design, information technology, management and paralegal studies. Programs vary by location. The Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, (267) 284-5000 accredits Briarcliffe College. Briarcliffe College does not guarantee employment or salary. Briarcliffe College is also a member of the Career Education Corporation network of colleges, universities and schools. For more information, visit www.briarcliffe.edu or www.bcl.edu.