Mitchell Alegre ’73, an adjunct professor at the College of Business Administration at Niagara University, was recently named vice chair of the Western New York Student Leadership and Engagement Consortium.
Comprised of higher education professionals, the WNY Student Leadership and Engagement Consortium aims to spread its expertise, provide programming for students and develop the influence of their work through collaboration among the 21 member institutions of the Western New York Consortium of Higher Education.
The goal set by members of the Student Leadership and Engagement Consortium is to help students develop an appreciation and understanding of self, others, and community by encouraging active citizenship among students.
At Niagara University, Alegre is the coordinator of special projects for the Office of Campus Activities and a management professor in the College of Business Administration. Within these roles, Alegre is involved in the training and development of leadership at the school. He also holds the position of adviser to the interdisciplinary minor in leadership.
Alegre earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Hobart College. He also holds a master’s degree from SUNY Geneseo. While at Hobart, Alegre majored in history and was on the Hobart squash team.