Board Of Trustees
|Title:||Associate Vice President and Chief of Staff (Ret.)|
Finance & Administration, Ohio University
Co-Chair Faculty Steering Committee, Excelsior College
|Education:||PhD, Ohio University|
BA and MA, Kent State University
He had a long administrative career at Ohio University, retiring in 2011 as the associate vice president/chief of staff for finance and administration, emeritus. His responsibilities included leading Finance and Administration (a $160M, 880-person organization) toward a Baldrige-based, continuous improvement mode of operations. During his tenure, he led the Facilities Management division, University Human Resources, auxiliary units including Dining Services, Retail Operations, Printing and Graphic Services, and the Airport. He served as a member of the Vision Ohio Strategic Planning Executive Steering Committee and the University’s Environmental Scan Team. Since 1987, he has worked as a part-time associate professor of management in the College of Business. In 2011, he returned part-time to lead a project that moved the university to a responsibility centered budget model and restructured administrative services to improve alignment with the academic units.
Conry received the Ohio University Outstanding Administrator Award in 1987 and was honored as an Excelsior College Distinguished Faculty of the Year in 2012. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Kent State University, and a PhD at Ohio University.