Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Dr. Scott Furlong, SUNY Oswego’s Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, has nearly 30 years of higher education experience and is a strong proponent of student success. At SUNY Oswego, Furlong manages the Academic Affairs division ensuring the academic integrity of the various programs. This also includes a variety of offices that support the College’s academic and student success endeavors. Prior to joining SUNY Oswego in 2017, he served as Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.
Furlong is a political scientist with a focus on American Government and Public Policy and has published extensively in the area of public and rulemaking policy including co-authoring two books published by CQ Press/Sage: Public Policy: Politics, Analysis, and Alternatives currently in its 7th edition), and Rulemaking: How Government Agencies Write Law and Make Policy (in its 5th edition). He has taught courses in American Government and Politics, Public Policy, and Regulatory Policy. Furlong earned his bachelor of arts degree in Government from St. Lawrence University in New York, and his Masters of Public Administration (MPA) and Ph.D. in Political Science from American University.