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Alumni of Distinction
Roland E. Holstead ’67

Alumni of Distinction honoree Roland E. Holstead was the sixth member of his extended family to attend the College (the 14th member of the family has just completed her first year at the College). Holstead earned a doctorate from the University of Connecticut and was awarded a post-doctoral Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship from Harvard University to study computer-assisted instruction. 

He served on active duty with the United States Navy (1967-69) in the Taiwan Defense Command. He continued service in the Navy Reserve and retired as a captain aboard the USS CONSTITUTION in 2004. 

Holstead began his career at Springfield College and continued as an assistant dean at the University of Connecticut, a dean at the University of the District of Columbia, and a vice president at American International College.

He served on the Board of Directors of the SUNY Oneonta Alumni Association, culminating his service to the College as president of the association (2016-18.) During that time, he chaired the Class of 1967 reunion, served on the Alumni Awards committee, and stewarded the Class of 1967 Scholarship.


Tuesday, June 11, 2019 10:44:00 AM