John Bullis, Dean Emeritus, served in leadership positions on two State University of New York community college campuses (Herkimer College and Mohawk Valley Community College) over a career that spanned four decades. His work in community relations, change management, government relations, fundraising, institutional research, and organizational development has had a significant impact on thousands of students. He has been recognized regionally, nationally, and internationally, having received the Genesis Award for Healthcare Leadership, the prestigious SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Professional Service, and the North American Council for Staff, Program, and Organizational Development (NCSPOD) Exemplar Award.
Bullis has earned degrees at Oneonta State College (M.S.); Cortland College (B.A.); and Herkimer College (A.A.), and has completed the program of study in Management Development at Harvard University. In addition to chairing the UJP, he currently serves on the governing boards of Bassett Healthcare Network; The Human Technologies Corporation in Utica; and the Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown.
A proud veteran of the U.S. Navy, Dean Bullis resides with his wife Janet in their solar home on the West Canada Creek in the Town of Fairfield.