John Collins Co-chair for Staff; Associate Vice President for Budget and Financial Planning Phone
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As Associate Vice President for Budget, Financial Planning and Analysis, John guides his team in managing the university’s planning process for annual and multi-year operating budgets and supports long-range planning efforts. Before joining Colgate’s finance team in 2000, John worked for the New York State Department of Health’s Bureau of Budget Management in Albany, NY. John has held a number of positions within the Office of Budget and Decision Support during his tenure at Colgate. In addition to his financial leadership role, John is also involved with the Optimization, Analytics and Knowledge (OAK) initiative team, business intelligence group, Human Resources advisory team, dining advisory committee, enrollment planning committee and the Equity Grievance Panel. John has served as a member and Treasurer on local non-profit boards and is also a member of the National Association of College and University Business Officers.
He holds a BA in Sociology/Criminology from the State University of New York at Cortland and a Masters of Public Administration from Sage Graduate School in Albany, NY. John and his wife Danyse are the proud parents of two children and reside in New Hartford, NY. In his free time John enjoys running, skiing, playing guitar, coaching youth sports and spending time with his family.