The President of Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia Announces Her Retirement

Happy Craven Fernandez announced that she will step down a year from now as president of Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia. Dr. Fernandez has led the school since 1999.

During her tenure, enrollments have increased 29 percent. She introduced the college’s first graduate programs and instituted the first co-educational degree programs. She also led a $30 million capital campaign.

Before coming to Moore College, Dr. Fernandez was elected to two terms on Philadelphia’s City Council. She was on the faculty of the School of Social Administration at Temple University for 18 years.

Dr. Fernandez holds a bachelor’s degree in Biblical history and literature from Wellesley College. She holds master’s degrees from Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania and an educational doctorate from Temple University.

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