Matthew J. Salanger appointed to Binghamton University Council *
Governor David A. Paterson has appointed Matthew J. Salanger,
president and CEO of United Health Services, Inc., to the Binghamton University Council, effective December 7, 2009.
The council, which
supervises certain University operations including making
recommendations of candidates for president of the University to the
State University of New York Board of Trustees, is comprised of 10
unpaid members – nine appointed by the governor of New York and the
tenth, a student, selected by his or her peers.
The council also reviews budget requests, makes regulations for
student conduct, supervises student housing and safety, names
buildings and grounds, and reviews plans for improvement of the
faculty, staff and physical plant.
Salanger earned his bachelor’s degree from the University at Albany
and his master’s degree in hospital and health administration from
Xavier University in Ohio. He worked at Strong Memorial Hospital in
Rochester, N.Y. and University Hospital Health Science Center at
Syracuse before joining United Health Services Hospitals as an
assistant vice president and hospital director in 1985. Salanger rose
to associate vice president, vice president for operations and
executive vice president/COO before being named president and CEO of
United Health Services Hospitals in 1994. He retains that position in
addition to his appointment as president and CEO of United Health
Services, Inc. in 2007.
Salanger, who will serve until June 30, 2016, replaces Rayan Aguam,
whose term on the council was completed.