Mark Coldren is currently the Associate Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Ithaca College with overall responsibilities for all HR functions including employee and labor relations, compensation, employee and organizational development, payroll, employee benefits, recruitment, diversity and inclusion, and HR systems. Prior to coming to Ithaca College in June of 2007, Mark was a member of the senior leader HR team at Syracuse University and an adjunct faculty member in the Whitman School of Business. Before working in higher education, Mark worked in organizations specializing in manufacturing, sales and distribution, and software development. Previous organizations Mark worked with include UTC Carrier Corporation, Goulds Pumps, Inc., and Automatic Data Processing. Mark started as a history teacher in the public school system. He has a MS from Syracuse University and a BA from Cortland State University and is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), 2006-09.
About Ithaca College
Ithaca College, founded in 1892, is a private, residential, coeducational college offering undergraduate and graduate programs in business, communications, health sciences and human performance, humanities and sciences, music, and interdisciplinary studies. There are approximately 6,700 students enrolled with approximately 1,400 employees including faculty and staff.