Wesleyan College Faculty Selected to Participate in Prestigious and Exclusive Seminar

Post date: 3/25/2020

Dr. Melanie Doherty, professor of English, and Dr. Nicholas Steneck, associate professor of history, have received the honor of being selected to participate in the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) workshop on Deliberation & Debate: Advancing Civil Discourse through First-Year Courses in Washington, D.C., July 12–15, 2020.  The team from Wesleyan College is one of only 20 teams from CIC member institutions, each comprising two faculty members, selected for this seminar.

Mount Saint Mary's University Receives National Recognition of Wellness Model

Post date: 3/4/2020

National recognition has arrived for Mount Saint Mary’s University's student-led wellness initiative. In November 2019, the University’s peer wellness advocates were named Outstanding Peer Group of the Year by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) — the largest peer education group in the country. NASPA also invited the Mount to speak at its annual conference in Baltimore, Maryland, and share successful wellness strategies other schools could replicate.

Simmons University Receives First-gen Forward Designation

Post date: 3/4/2020

Simmons University has received First-gen Forward Designation in recognition of its commitment to first generation student success. The First-gen Forward designation recognizes institutions of higher education who have demonstrated a commitment to improving experiences and advancing outcomes of first-generation college students. Selected institutions receive professional development, community-building experiences, and a first look at the Center’s research and resources. 

Brescia Signs New Sponsorship Agreement with The Mother St. Anne Lachance Society

Post date: 2/27/2020

Brescia University College is celebrating another chapter in the University’s history, with the creation of a canonical sponsorship relationship with the newly formed, The Mother St. Anne Lachance Society. This sponsorship marks a new century and a momentous turning point for Brescia, Canada’s only women’s university.

Bay Path University Names Sandra Doran as Sixth President

Post date: 2/27/2020

The Bay Path University Board of Trustees is honored to announce that Sandra J. Doran, J.D., has been selected by unanimous vote to become the sixth president of Bay Path University effective June 30, 2020.  She will succeed Dr. Carol Leary, who retires in June following her 25-year presidency of Bay Path.

Bennett Ranked #1 for Smaller HBCUs that are Rising

Post date: 2/24/2020

Bennett College receives another national recognition that honors its smallness as a strength. The HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) ranked Bennett number one in their “2020 Ten Top Smaller HBCUs That Are Rising” list. The list is comprised of small private and public historically black institutions that are rising in providing education with smaller class sizes, dedicated faculty and spiritual values.

 

Simmons University Names Lynn Perry Wooten as Ninth President

Post date: 2/14/2020

Dr. Lynn Perry Wooten has been unanimously selected to serve as Simmons University’s ninth president, effective July 1, 2020.  Dr. Wooten will succeed Helen G. Drinan, who ends her term in June after serving as Simmons’ president for the past 12 years. Simmons University offers the only undergraduate program for women in Boston and numerous nationally recognized graduate programs open to all.

Dr. Katie Conboy to Become the 14th President of Saint Mary's College

Post date: 2/13/2020

The Board of Trustees at Saint Mary’s College is pleased to announce that Dr. Katie Conboy has been selected as the 14th president of the 176 year-old Catholic women’s liberal arts college.

Hollins University Names Mary Dana Hinton, Ph.D., as the New President

Post date: 2/13/2020

Hollins University has announced that Mary Dana Hinton, Ph.D.,  president of the College of Saint Benedict (Saint Ben’s) in St. Joseph, Minnesota, will become the school’s next president. She officially takes office on August 1.

Kimberly Allen Named New Vice President for Academic Affairs at College of Saint Mary

Post date: 2/13/2020

College of Saint Mary President Dr. Maryanne Stevens, RSM, is pleased to announce that Dr. Kimberly Allen has been named the University’s new vice president for academic affairs. She began her duties on January 20.

As vice president for academic affairs, Allen will serve as the chief academic officer for CSM and be responsible for all educational activities in the undergraduate and graduate academic programs. She will also direct faculty in planning, evaluating and revising curriculum.

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