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Direct Access to Binghamton University Law Counsel

Responsible Office: Campus Attorney

Policy Type: Business Affairs

Policy Number: 213

Last Date Revised: 3/07/18

SUNY employs a Regional Counsel whose responsibility is to furnish legal advice to the President and other senior administrators and to be present to represent the University when its legal interests are involved. Access to the University attorney is to be handled according to the following policy.


The President has authorized the following Binghamton University administrators to have direct access to the University attorney: the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Vice President for Operations, the Vice President for External Affairs, and the Vice President for Student Affairs. These officers are also permitted to delegate to persons in their areas. In addition, the following officers (in bold) are hereby authorized to contact the University's attorney:

Office of the President:

    • Chief Diversity Officer

Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs:

    • Dean, Decker School of Nursing
    • Dean, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
    • Dean, Harpur College of Arts & Sciences
    • Dean, College of Community and Public Affairs
    • Dean, University Libraries
    • Dean, School of Management
    • Dean, Watson School of Engineering & Applied Science
    • Registrar
Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs:
    • Associate Vice President and Dean of Students
    • Assistant Vice President for Health & Wellness
    • Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs Administration
    • Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs
    • Assistant Vice President for Career Programs and Experiential Learning
Office of the Vice President for Operations:
    • University Police Chief
    • Director of Human Resources
Office of the Vice President for External Affairs:
    • Associate Vice President for University Communications & Marketing
An individual not listed here who wishes to contact the University attorney must first gain approval from the Vice President of his or her division.

Last Updated: 3/7/18