Presidential Search

 
 

MARY C. FINGER NAMED TENTH PRESIDENT OF SETON HILL UNIVERSITY

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JoAnne Boyle, Ph.D., Seton Hill University’s longest serving president, retired on June 30, 2013, and was named President Emerita of Seton Hill by the University's Board of Trustees. 

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 Seton Hill University Presidential Search Committee

The Presidential Search Committee included representation from the Board of Trustees, the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill, distinguished faculty, alumni and students. Broad representation across all campus constituencies, as well as diversity in every dimension, was sought in forming the Committee. The search process offered the opportunity for engagement by all members of the Seton Hill community. 

Committee Members:

Michele M. Ridge ‘69
Chair, Presidential Search Committee
Chair, Seton Hill University Board of Trustees
Community Leader and Volunteer

James R. Breisinger 
Vice Chair, Presidential Search Committee
Chair, Finance and Business Affairs Committee, Seton Hill University Board of Trustees
Chair, Excela Health System Board of Trustees 
Retired Vice President, Kennametal, Inc.

Debra Faszer-McMahon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Spanish, Seton Hill University

Sylvia V. Fields ‘78
Executive Director, Eden Hall Foundation
Former Trustee, Seton Hill University Board of Trustees

Gertrude Foley, S.C. ‘59
Coordinator, Seton Family Caritas Christi; Adult Faith Formation
Secretary, Seton Hill University Board of Trustees

Matthew J. Galando, MBA ‘04 
Professional Development Manager, K & L Gates
Alumni Trustee, Seton Hill University Board of Trustees

Emily R. Namachar ‘14 
Student, Seton Hill University, Junior Class
President, Seton Hill Government Association

Maureen O’Brien, S.C. ‘67 
Director, Campus Ministry, Seton Hill University
Trustee Emerita, Seton Hill University Board of Trustees

Joshua Sasmor, Ph.D. 
Associate Professor Mathematics, Seton Hill University
President, Seton Hill University Faculty Senate

Rebecca C. Snyder 
Managing Partner, Franco Associates, L.P. 
Trustee, Seton Hill University Board of Trustees

Karen Farmer White
Chair, Student Interests Committee, Seton Hill University Board of Trustees
Community Leader and Volunteer

Susan Yochum, S.C. ‘77 
Professor Chemistry, Seton Hill University
Chair, Division of Natural and Health Sciences, Seton Hill University