John Kaftan

Dean of Information Technology, Cayuga Community College



Serving as Dean of Information Technology since 2014 John leads both operations and planning for IT Services at Cayuga Community College.  John also provides project management and oversight of IT projects on campus and manages the IT Budget.  John ensures IT’s goals are continually aligned with Cayuga’s Mission and Values and is responsible for communication between IT and the campus community.

Credentials and Experience:

John Kaftan has worked in the IT industry since 1997 for both corporate and educational organizations in both technical and leadership roles.   John earned a MS in Information Management from Syracuse University in 2011.


John serves on various leadership committees at Cayuga including the Executive Team and the Enrollment and Student Success Council.  John is also the sector rep for community colleges for the SUNY Council of CIOs.