Assistant Vice President of Campus Planning and Facilities
As Assistant Vice President of Campus Planning and Facilities, Yafar oversees the planning, development and implementation of the college’s capital construction program under the management of the City University of New York (CUNY) and the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY). With more than 20 years of experience as an architect, Yafar has been involved in the design of educational, cultural, recreational, commercial and other private and corporate building projects. Yafar also spent five years in facility management for Queens College, CUNY, and the past two years he worked for the New York City Department of Design and Construction as a program executive in the capital planning of construction projects ranging from the Fort Washington Armory, the Museum of the City of New York, the Bellevue Men’s Shelter and the Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden. Yafar attended Queensborough Community College and later earned a Bachelor’s of Architecture at the Bernard & Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at the City College of New York, CUNY.