Dr. Candace Vancko was named ninth president of SUNY Delhi in June 1999. Dr. Vancko has worked in the private and the public sector and is nationally recognized as a higher education management specialist. Prior to coming to Delhi, Dr. Vancko served as Vice President for Enrollment Services at Hocking College in Nelsonville, Ohio. From 1989 until 2004, she served as Senior Associate with Noel Levitz as an enrollment management consultant for more than 10 two-year colleges.
Her professional affiliations include: higher education advisory board, American Marketing Association; past president, executive committee, American College Testing program’s Ohio Assembly; former national board member and past Vice President for Publications, American Association of Community College's National Council for Staff, Program and Organizational Development; regional advisory board member, School to Work; regional advisory board member, Tech Prep, board of directors, Catskill Area Hospice; and board of directors, Planned Parenthood of South Central NY.
In August 2011, President Vancko was appointed Officer-in-Charge at SUNY Cobleskill, in addition to serving as president of SUNY Delhi. She also serves as co-chair of SUNY's Vibrant Community initiative. During the summer of 2011, President Vancko was appointed by Governor Andrew Cuomo to serve on the Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council.