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Interim Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary to the Board of Trustees

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Nancy Pringle was appointed interim vice president, general counsel and secretary to the Board of Trustees at Ithaca College in September 2020. She is responsible for providing executive and administrative direction over the college’s legal affairs division and serves as secretary to the Board of Trustees. She also oversees the Title IX Office.

Pringle stepped out of retirement to support the college and the board on an interim basis to support the transition and responsibilities of this important role. For 25 years she led IC’s legal affairs division and served as board secretary, and, most recently, she was instrumental in launching IC’s BOLD Women’s Leadership Network.

In addition to her role as general counsel and secretary of the board, Pringle served as executive vice president and senior advisor to President Shirley M. Collado. She was recognized by the board with honorary trustee status for her extraordinary contributions and being a respected colleague who has provided “intellect, creativity, civility and stability” while serving four presidents, six board chairs and hundreds of board members as well as untold faculty, administrators, students and staff. In 2019, Pringle was awarded the inaugural Presidential Medal at IC’s Commencement ceremony.

Pringle earned a juris doctor degree from the University at Buffalo and an Ed.S. and a master’s of science degree in counseling and personnel services at the University at Albany.