Provost Profile

Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Alfred Ntoko provost SUNY Empire State CollegeAlfred Ngome Ntoko, Ph.D. joined SUNY Empire State College Sept. 1, 2014 as provost and vice president of academic affairs.

Prior to joining the college, he served as dean for the School of Business and Information Systems at York College, City University of New York and has held academic and teaching roles at Texas A&M and SUNY Oswego. He holds both a Ph.D. and M.A. in economics from Binghamton University and a B.S. in management science and economics from SUNY Geneseo.

Ntoko’s key past accomplishments include development of a B.S. in international business and logistics and supply chain management at York; development and implementation of a partnership with three institutions from China, development of an M.A. in criminal justice, development and implementation of degree-completion programs in management, accounting, marketing, finance and criminal justice, development of departments of both criminal justice and marketing and successful NASPAA (Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration) and re-accreditation of the M.P.A. by NASPAA, at Kean.

Additionally, at Texas A&M he led the development of online M.B.A. and B.B.A. programs, development of a fellows program with the U.S. Army Materials Command for training staff in its engineering and logistics program and establishment of the Dean’s Fund for Faculty Development. During his tenure at Oswego, he participated in grant-funded curriculum development for the University of Gambia, development of the Oswego/Budapest finance program, development of the international finance summer program, development of a B.S. in managerial accounting and coordination and development and implementation of the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) Accreditation Plan for the School of Business.

At each campus, he has been active in university governance and served on multiple committees and task forces.

Ntoko has been active in community service in several locations where he has resided, as well as being a founding member of Health-link Africa, a nongovernment agency that provides medical assistance to African nations.