Cecilia McCormick Appointed President of the Maryland Institute College of Art

Cecilia M. McCormick has been appointed president of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She has served as the college’s interim president for the past sixth months.

The Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) enrolls about 1,400 undergraduate students and 550 graduate students. Women represent over three quarters of the undergraduate population.

Before her interim appointment with MICA, McCormick served as the first woman president of Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania for six years. Prior to her first presidential post, she spent many years with Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, serving in several leadership positions including vice provost for academic strategy and special programs, chief of staff for academic affairs, and associate provost for strategic and academic initiatives. Earlier in her career, she served as the executive director in the Office of the President at Widener University in Pennsylvania. Outside of higher education, she has over a decade of experience as a practicing lawyer for both private firms and corporations.

McCormick is a first-generation college graduate who received her bachelor’s degree in management and marketing from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. She received her juris doctorate from the Delaware Law School of Widener University.

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