Henry J. Durand

Henry J. Durand

Clinical Associate Professor, UB Graduate School of Education

Dr. Henry J. Durand is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Education.

Professor Durand is a member of the Graduate Faculty of the University at Buffalo, a Senator on the SUNY wide Faculty Senate and member of the UB Faculty Senate Executive Committee.  His course offerings include the quantitative research core courses Statistical Methods for Educational Research, Survey Research Methods and Statistical Analysis Using SPSS, and his service includes having served as a member on more than 80 PhD and Doctoral dissertation committees.  His discipline is Educational Sociology and he also teaches classes in Cultural Diversity In Higher Education, American College Student, Education and Social Class, African American Students In Higher Education, Race and Ethnic Relations and related subjects.

He recently retired after 24 years of service as the Executive Director of the Cora P. Maloney College (CPMC) enrolling and/or serving about 3,500 of the UB undergraduate student population.  CPMC consists of four divisions encompassing 11 major programs consolidating the missions of  1) access and opportunity, 2) orientation, and first year student services, 3) academic support and retention to graduation, 4) academic enrichment and undergraduate research, 5) community involvement and community service, and 6) preparation, and motivation for pursuing graduate study.

Dr. Durand has received many recognitions, including the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Professional Excellence, the Milton Plesur Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching, the Western New York Minority Bar Association Educator Award, the Grassroots’ Cora P. Maloney Community Service Award,  the Buffalo Urban League Family Life Award, and many others.  He is a cited alumnus of Denison University, and has been listed by Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in Black America, Who’s Who in Training and Development and Who’s Who in American Martial Arts.

He holds a B.A. from Denison University, M.Ed. from Xavier University of Cincinnati, the Doctorate from the University of Cincinnati, and is a graduate of both the Harvard Management Development Institute and the American Management Association Executive Programs.


Selected Publications

with Sapp, M. and Farrell, W. “Measures of actual test anxiety in educationally and economically disadvantaged college students.”  College Student Journal, Volume 29, No. 1.

with Sapp, M. and Farrell, W. “The effects of mathematics, reading and writing tests in producing worry and emotionality test anxiety with economically and educationally disadvantaged college students”  College Student Journal, Volume 29, No. 1.

with Berlowitz, Marvin J. “School Dropouts or Student Pushouts?: A Case Study of the Possible Violation of Property Rights and Liberties by the de Facto Exclusion of Students from the public Schools,” Urban Appalachian Council, Working Paper #8,.


Contributions in Books

with Berlowitz, Marvin J. “Beyond Court Ordered Desegregation” In Berlowitz,. Marvin J. and Chapman, Frank eds.  The U.S. Educational System: Alternative Approaches. MEP Publications, Minneapolis, Minn, pp. 109-127.


Book Reviews

with Berlowitz, Marvin J. “An Essay Review of James Moffett, Storm in the Mountains, Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale, 1988.” in Mountain, Life and Work, 1989.


Technical Reports

SUNY University Faculty Senate Undergraduate Committee.  “Internships: A Guide for Planning, Implementation and Assessment.”  The State University of New York University Faculty Senate adopted Internships: A Guide for Planning, Implementation, and Assessment on April 28, 2007.  The State University of New York Faculty Council of Community Colleges adopted Internships: A Guide for Planning, Implementation, and Assessment on September 17, 2007.

Durand, Henry J.  “Temple University Periodic Program Review, Russell Conwell Center (RCC) External Review Team Report”  Team Leader and author of Program Evaluation and Administrative Audit of the Russell Conwell Center (RCC) at Temple University.   2007

Durand, Henry J. “EOF Program Campus Site Visit and Report-The College of New Jersey,”  Program Evaluation and Administrative Audit of the EOF Program at the College of New Jersey submitted to the .New Jersey Commission On Higher Education.  2006

Durand, Henry J. “Report of the President’s Taskforce on Racial and Ethnic Diversity at the University at Buffalo.” our society. January 2001- June 2003.


Most Recent Invited Professional Talks/Presentations

2013       “Developing A Culture of Student Success” for low income, first generation, and underrepresented students. Invited by SUNY Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost Dr. David Lavallee, to present to the SUNY Board of Trustees’ Education Committee on SUNY’s progress in the Access to Success (A2S) Initiative of the 22 U.S. State System Heads, Sponsored by the Education Trust.

2013       Chair, Tri-State Consortium of Opportunity Programs Leadership Institute.  Chair of the Advanced Leadership Training Institute for Director Level Managers in the states of New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

2011       New York State Association for College Admission Counseling (NYSACAC).  “Student Skills Helping Urban, Low Income, and First Generation Youth Prepare For College,  NYSACAC Regional Forum March 2011  (Invited Presentation).



City University of New York Office of The Vice Chancellor: Presenter for Professional Development Retreat of all CUNY SEEK and College Discovery Programs’ Senior Administration, Faculty and Professional Staff.  “Methods of Collection and Use of Data For Program Evaluation and Assessment.”  Fall 2006