RPA Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Timothy E. Sams as the next President of SUNY Old Westbury. Dr. Sams, a passionate administrator with almost three decades of higher education experience, comes to SUNY Old Westbury with demonstrated leadership in improving student success, particularly for students from disadvantaged and marginalized communities. Currently serving as the Vice President of Student Affairs for Prairie View A&M University in Prairie View, Texas, he has showcased his deep commitment to excellence, student support, and inclusivity through the creation of the university’s residential college, emergency resource center, and LGBTQ+ Resource Center. This recent work builds on past experiences at respected institutions across the country. As the Senior Vice President for Student Development at Morehouse College, he held a portfolio that included Student Services, Enrollment Management, Campus Safety and Athletics, among other units. As Vice President for Student Life at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, he led such services as Residential Life, Health and Mental Health Services, the Campus Center, and Career Services. He is also credited as inaugurating the Student Life Office at New York University-Abu Dhabi and, for 13 years, led the Black Cultural Center at Swarthmore College. RPA Inc. wishes Dr. Sams and SUNY Old Westbury great success in their new partnership.