BREAKING NEWS: New Board members elected; interim VP of Business Affairs named


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Brigid Edmunds, News Editor

In an email sent to faculty, Ann Henry, Ph.D., current chair of the Board of Trustees, announced new officers of the board for the upcoming school year.

Lisa Lori, Esq., Class of 1992, has been named chair of the board of trustees.

Lori is a 1992 alum of Marywood University, earning a Bachelor’s of Science in apparel design and manufacturing. She is currently a partner at Klehr, Harrison, Harvey and Branzburg LLP, in Philadelphia.

The other new officers will be Mary Ellen McDonough, vice chair, Jim Gavin, treasurer and Susan Cognetti, secretary.

In addition, the email stated William McGarry, MBA, has been appointed interim vice president for business affairs. McGarry comes to Marywood from the Registry for College and University Presidents, “where he has served for the past nine years as a consultant/CFO.”

According to the email, a national search for a permanent vice president of business affairs is being conducted by Academic Search, which is the same firm that handled the search for the president.

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