June 23, 1998
Geneva, NY — Hobart and William Smith Colleges President Richard H. Hersh recently announced the appointment of Dana Cooke as Executive Director of College Relations. Cooke, who has served as interim director of college relations since mid-November, joined the Colleges in August 1996 as editor of the Colleges' quarterly alumni magazine, The Pulteney St. Survey, and as the manager of the HWS Website.
As executive director, Cooke will maintain direct responsibility for the Survey and website while overseeing all other aspects of College Relations, including media relations, publications production, sports information, campaign communications, and photography.
Before joining the Colleges, Cooke was the associate director of communications and director of publications for the SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, and before that spent 10 years in alumni and development communications with Syracuse University. He was for many years the editor of Syracuse University Magazine.
He lives with his wife, JoAnn, and two children, Caitlin and Maxwell, in Camillus, N.Y.
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