Wishart Named Director of New Student Programming

By Craig Kaputa

Release Date: March 11, 1997 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Heather Wishart of Le Roy has been appointed director of new student programming at the University at Buffalo.

Formerly director of orientation at SUNY College at Geneseo, Wishart also served as associate director of college and union activities and associate director of residence life at the college.

Her UB duties will include oversight of all orientation programs for incoming freshmen, transfer students and parents. She also will be responsible for the "UB 101" classes offered to new students as a way to learn about the university. In addition, she will be in charge of programs run through the commuter center and ongoing residence-life workshops.

Wishart is a member of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators and the National Orientation Directors Association.

She received a bachelor's degree in recreation education from SUNY Cortland and a master's degree in higher/post secondary education from Syracuse University. She is pursuing a doctoral degree in higher education administration from UB.