Benedetti, Mangione Named Vice Presidents

BUFFALO, NY - Terri L. Mangione, PhD, is the new vice president for student affairs at Canisius. Appointed by President John J. Hurley, Mangione has served as interim vice president for student affairs since June 2013, when Ellen O. Conley, PhD, retired. She is also dean of students.

In these roles, Mangione oversees the offices of Residence Life, Student Counseling Services, Student Health Services, Campus Programming and Leadership Development, Athletics and Campus Ministry, among others.

She holds a BA in applied clinical psychology and an MS in college student development from Alfred University, and a PhD in the social foundations of higher education from the University at Buffalo.

President Hurley also appointed Marco F. Benedetti vice president for business and finance. Benedetti is responsible for all financial and administrative functions of the college, including finance, audit, facilities, human resources and business services. He also works closely with President Hurley to formulate the institution’s overall fiscal strategies.

A certified public accountant, Benedetti comes to Canisius with 25 years of experience in leading accounting and finance teams. He recently served as vice president of finance for Greatbatch Inc., a medical device and technology company.

Benedetti holds a BS in business administration and an MBA, with concentrations in accounting and finance, from the University at Buffalo.