University of North Carolina-Asheville Names Its Next Chancellor

Mary K. GrantMary K. Grant was named the next chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Asheville. She will take office on January 5, 2015. Currently, Dr. Grant is president of the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in North Adams. She has served in that post since 2002. Earlier in her career, Dr. Grant was director of the Center for Social Policy and assistant vice chancellor for administration and finance and human resources at the McCormack Institute of the University of Massachusetts-Boston.

Dr. Grant is a graduate of the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, where she majored in sociology. She holds a master’s degree in public affairs from the University of Massachusetts-Boston and a doctorate in social policy from the Heller School for Advanced Studies in Social Welfare at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts.

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  1. Peggy Williams says:

    Bravo Mary. What a great place for you to be!!!

  2. Lily Hsu says:

    Congratulations Mary! Best of luck to you and Massachusetts’ loss.

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