News and Updates: GSRRE Graduate Hinton named VPAA at Mount Saint Mary College

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

GSRRE Graduate Hinton named VPAA at Mount Saint Mary College

GSRRE PhD in Religious Education graduate Mary Hinton was named Vice President for Academic Affairs at Mount St. Mary College in Newburg, NY, on June 10, 2013.

Dr. Hinton has served the Mount since 2011 as vice president for strategic planning.

In his announcement of the appoint, Fr. Kevin E. Mackin, OFM, President of Mount St. Mary College, said that “Mary Hinton has focused us on new ways to pursue planning and informal events…  During her two years at Mount Saint Mary College, she has overseen strategic planning, academic assessment, institutional research and retention efforts. She has overseen the development of the Center for Student Success, focused on college-wide retention efforts including academic coaching, advising, developmental courses, tutoring and the Higher Education Opportunity Program.”

In the announcement, Mackin also points out that: “Prior to serving at Mount Saint Mary College, Mary was at Misericordia University where she held multiple positions including associate VP of academic affairs, assistant professor in religious studies, and chief planning and diversity officer… Dr. Hinton has taught in the graduate programs at Seattle University’s School of Theology and Ministry and in the University of Pennsylvania’s Executive Doctorate in Higher Education Program. Hinton serves on several national boards including the Association for General and Liberal Studies; the Religious Education Association; and, is the Regionally Elected Coordinator of the American Academy of Religion Mid-Atlantic Region where she has also served as president.”

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