Press Releases


Date Released: 7/28/2006

Wayne McGrath, White Plains, NY, has been appointed Director of Human Resources at Purchase College, State University of New York. A labor relations attorney, he has served as interim director at Purchase since February and brings over 35 years of experience in human resources, labor management, affirmative action, employee relations and employee training.

His previous positions include director of human resources at Julia Dyckman Andrus Memorial, Yonkers, NY; director of human resources at New York United Hospital Medical Center, Port  Chester, NY; labor relations/affirmative action administrator at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Yeshiva University; director of human resources—corporate at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY; director of human resources at  Unified Court System, the State of New York, New York City; personnel officer for the City of White Plains; and several personnel administrator positions for Westchester County.

He holds a juris doctor degree, with a concentration in labor law, from St. John’s University. He received his bachelor of science degree in social science from Manhattan College. He is a certified senior professional in human resources and has taught personnel management, administrative law, labor relations and human resources management courses at colleges in Westchester County and New York City.