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Accounting and Control

The Office of Accounting and Control coordinates Colgate’s day-to-day financial operations. Choose an option below for more information.

Important Information

Colgate University is partnering with SunGard AvantGard to eliminate paper checks.  Vendors who conduct business with Colgate University will be receiving a notification letter in the mail in the coming days.  This letter will contain the details of the program along with instructions on how to enroll in the program.  If you would like to receive electronic payments from Colgate, you will be required to enroll in this new program. 


Tom O'Neill
Associate Vice President and Controller
Dan Partigianoni
Assistant Vice President for Finance and Administration; Associate Controller 
Andrew Fagon
Assistant Controller
Risk manager, external research grants
Patti Blinebry
Payroll Manager
Payroll, honorarium payments to non-U.S. residents
Sue Stanton
Financial Information Systems Consultant
'Gate card, restricted fund access, and online req authority
Wendy Wells
Manager of Student Accounts
Tracy Ogren
Staff Accountant
Colgate sponsored grants, foreign wire transfers
Janine Fuess
Accounting Assistant
Student accounts, miscellaneous billings
Michelle Atkinson
Accounting Assistant
Cashier, p-card applications and credit limit changes
Concur travel and expense assistant
Suzie Meres
Staff Accountant - Fraternity and Sorority Advising Annex
Courtney Jasper
Payroll Assistant
Di Lundrigan
Accounting Assistant
Accounts Payable
Leslie Lollman
Accounting Assistant
Accounts payable
Lora Valentine
Accounting Assistant
Transfer of charges, monthly billing
Tina Pudney
Accounting Assistant
Gift audits, Concur travel and expense administrator

Accounting and Control Hours

Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–12 p.m.; 1–5 p.m.

Summer hours:
Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–12 p.m.; 1–4:30 p.m.

Cashier's Window Hours

Tuesday–Friday: 10 a.m.–12 p.m.; 1–4 p.m.
(unless otherwise posted)

Summer hours:
Tuesday–Friday: 11 a.m.–12 p.m.; 1–2 p.m.

The office is located on the ground floor of James B. Colgate Hall.

Contact Information

Colgate University
Office of Accounting and Control
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346

Phone: 315-228-7413
Fax: 315-228-7989