Dr. James M. Clark served as the 8th President of SUNY Cortland from 1979 until 1995. Clark earned his BA in Social Studies Education and doctorate in Political Science from the University of Michigan. President Clark was most known for his achievements with the International Studies Program which would be named in his honor in 2005. Clark faced an unparalleled budget crises. Some academic departments were closed including the Campus School due to these constraints and difficulty decisions.
James Clark has an oral history interview available on Digital Commons as well.