Mount Saint Mary’s College in Los Angeles Is Now a University

msmuMount Saint Mary’s College, an educational institution for women in Los Angeles, is now Mount Saint Mary’s University. The name change reflects the institution’s 11 graduate degree programs. The university’s graduate degree programs are co-educational. The university enrolls about 3,300 students.

ann-mcelaney-johnsonAnn McElaney-Johnson, president of Mount Saint Mary’s University, said at the ceremony where the name change was made official that “this is a proud day. Ninety years after our founding, we are still creating innovative academic programs that prepare our students for lives of purpose. Across all levels of the University, we’re engaging our students in experiences that not only help them meet their own needs, but also the needs of their communities and a 21st century economy.”

Dr. McElaney-Johnson is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. She holds a master’s degree from Middlebury College in Vermont and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin.

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