Chief Diversity Officer
Finger Lakes Community College
A 15 + year veteran of the State University of New York (SUNY) system, in spring 2018 Dr. Sim J. Covington, Jr. joined Finger Lakes Community College as their inaugural Chief Diversity Officer. In this role he is responsible for supporting all aspects of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for all segments of the institution, creating a welcoming atmosphere for students, faculty, and staff. Focusing on climate, policy, programming and recruitment, Sim works to advance diversity and equity within institutional units in support of organizational sustainability. His educational training includes a B.A. in Psychology, a M.S. in Rehabilitation Counseling, a CAS in School Counseling, a M.S. in Educational Administration & Policy Studies – Higher Education Leadership, a MBA in Technology Management, an Advanced Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management, and a Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration.