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Kathleen Farrell

Chief Human Resources Officer

Kathleen Farrell (she/her) joined Purchase College in 2007 as the Assistant Director of Human Resources.

In 2008, she was promoted to the Director of Human Resources. In 2018, her title changed to Chief Human Resources Officer.

Kathleen participated in the SAIL Summer Leadership Academy in 2015 and TIAA’s Emerging Leaders Network in 2017–2018. She also serves as the President of the State University Human Resources Association.

Prior to joining Purchase, Kathleen worked in non-profit healthcare.

Kathleen graduated from Binghamton University with a BA in Psychology and a MS in Human Resource Management from Mercy College.