Russell Sage College is an independent comprehensive university delivering degrees in 71 major areas of study. Sage serves more than 2,500 students each year on two campuses, in Albany and Troy, New York; and through Sage Online for distance learning courses and programs.
Russell Sage College offers bachelor’s degrees in the traditional liberal arts and sciences as well as in selected professional fields, including business, creative arts in therapy, criminal justice, education, health sciences, nursing, nutrition science, and theatre. More than 50 percent of graduates each year pursue advanced degrees, many through accelerated programs with Sage Graduate School.
Sage Graduate Schools are a coeducational environment offering advanced study for practice and leadership through master’s degrees and post-master’s certification in professional disciplines, as well as the doctorate in physical therapy, nursing science, and educational leadership. Areas of specialty include business and management, education, health services administration, nursing, nutrition, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and psychology. Sage Graduate School serves both recent college graduates and individuals already at work in their professions.
The motto of Russell Sage College, “To Be, To Know, To Do,” informs the educational purpose where the common effort is to translate learning into action and application, within a framework of value that recognizes the obligation of educated persons to lead and serve their communities.
Presidents of Sage
|Dr. James Laurence Meader||1928-1942|
|Dr. Lewis A. Froman||1948-1969|
|Dr. Charles U. Walker||1970-1975|
|Edgar S. Pitkin (Interim)||1975|
|Dr. William F. Kahl||1976-1988|
|Dr. Sara S. Chapman||1988-1995|
|Dr. Jeanne H. Neff||1995-2008|
|Dr. Susan C. Scrimshaw||2009-2017|
|Dr. Christopher Ames||2017-|