For Immediate Release: 3/28/2007 4:50:00 PM
Contact: Benjamin Marvin , (518) 454-5102


The College of Saint Rose has announced the election of two new members to its board of trustees.

The new trustees are:

• Judith A. Calogero of Glens Falls – Calogero is the northeast regional director for the tax credit syndication group of RBC Capital Markets, the corporate and investment banking arm of the Royal Bank of Canada. Calogero is the former commissioner of the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal, making her the top adviser to then-Governor George Pataki on all housing and community development issues. Before her appointment in 2002, she was a deputy commissioner of the agency and president of the Housing Trust Fund Corp., which awards grants, loans and tax credits to help develop affordable housing. She was first vice president of the College’s Alumni Association Board and serves on the committee of the annual “Community of Excellence” scholarship benefit.

Calogero holds a master’s degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a bachelor’s degree from The College of Saint Rose. She will serve as a trustee through May 2009.

• Elizabeth A. Simcoe of Albany – Simcoe is the chancellor for pastoral services for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, where she is responsible for addressing the day-to-day concerns of parishioners and parish leaders in the 19-county region while overseeing various departments within diocesan administration. Responsible also for the Office of Prayer and Worship, she assists Bishop Howard Hubbard in all areas of liturgical and sacramental practice. Until 2000, she was resident Catholic chaplain at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy. Simcoe also serves as spiritual director with the Albany Consultation Center and is an adjunct instructor at St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry.

Simcoe holds master’s degrees from the University of Notre Dame, St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry and The College of Saint Rose and a bachelor’s degree from the University at Buffalo. She will serve as a trustee through May 2009.

The College of Saint Rose board of trustees consists of 36 members who serve three-year terms. In accordance with the College’s by-laws, two-thirds of the trustees are lay leaders and one-third are Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet, the sponsors of the College.


The College of Saint Rose ( is a private, independent, coeducational, liberal arts college in Albany founded in 1920 by the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet, Albany Province. The College offers 60 undergraduate and 43 graduate programs at its Albany campus and conducts courses in Brooklyn, Bronxville, Oceanside, Glens Falls and Herkimer. Currently, Saint Rose serves more than 5,000 students.

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