Alverno College President Announces Her Retirement

In 2004, Mary J.meehan Meehan was appointed the seventh president and the first lay president of Alverno College, a Catholic college for women in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. President Meehan has announced that she will retire at the end of the 2015-16 academic year. Before becoming president of Alverno College, Dr. Meehan served as the executive vice president of Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey.

Speaking on behalf of the School Sisters of St. Francis, the community that sponsors Alverno College, Sister Carol Rigali said, “Dr. Meehan has led Alverno with a Franciscan spirit of personalized learning, generosity, service to the greater good and joy in that service. Her deep understanding of higher education locally and nationally has put the college on solid footing to ensure a strong future dedicated to advancing women.”

President Meehan holds bachelor, master’s, and doctoral degrees, all from Seton Hall University. She also earned a master’s degree in health policy and management from New York Medical College.

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