Office of the President
Tye A. Deines

Ty A. Deines

Job Title
Chief Human Resources Officer
Department/Program:
President's Office, Human Resources

Tye Deines, a human resources leader with extensive experience in higher education, is the chief human resources officer at Union College.

Deines has been executive director of talent management at Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business, one of the nation’s leading business schools. Before that, he spent three years in Dartmouth’s central HR organization. Prior to joining Dartmouth, Deines served as director of human resources at Colby-Sawyer College in New London, N.H.

At the Tuck School of Business, Deines elevated organizational and team development, talent acquisition, compensation, performance management, supervisor coaching and employee relations. He led more than 100 searches for leadership and staff positions.

Before moving to his current role at Tuck, he served as a senior HR consultant with Dartmouth’s Office of Human Resources, where he provided strategic and tactical employee relations, performance management, organizational development, and staffing consultation to the president’s office and other departments campus-wide.

As director of HR at Colby-Sawyer, he served as the college’s chief HR officer and Title IX coordinator, directing workforce planning and hiring.

Before that, he held human resources leadership positions at two human services organizations -- the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless in Denver, and Good Shepherd Services in New York City.

He was HR manager for Yurman Design, a jewelry design firm in New York City; and Morgen-Walke Associates, an investor relations firm in San Francisco and New York City. He also served as assistant to the CEO at Insync Systems, a semiconductor equipment manufacturer in Silicon Valley and Austin, Texas.

Deines holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Montana, Missoula, and a certificate in Leadership and Strategic Impact from the Tuck Executive Education program at Dartmouth.

He has been a member of the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources since 2012, and serves as the New Hampshire state representative on the regional chapter board.

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