The program will include the presentation of this year's MLK Peacemaker Award to PopCares Inc., in recognition of the difference the nonprofit organization makes in the lives of more than 310 local families who are battling cancer.
Behan comes to campus with more than 20 years of executive-level administration, as well as finance, information technology and operational expertise at a variety of organizations in both the private sector and state government
The trustees will next meet on Thursday, Dec. 10, at 5 p.m. in Murdock Hall room 218 to further discuss these candidates and to vote on whom to recommend to the Board of Higher Education as the next president of MCLA.
Ward, who comes to the College from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa., where she was a teaching and research assistant, said she chose MCLA because she felt the campus is a place where she can focus on teaching and use research as an educational tool.
“I enjoy getting to know the students, and I wanted a position that allowed me to be part of a senior leadership team to advance the mission of an institution that also was small enough to allow me to have an impact on individual students." — Cather
In addition to attending honors classes, Council members met with students, administrators, faculty and MCLA Honors Program co-directors Matthew Silliman and Susan Edgerton before passing along their recommendation for approval to the Commonwealth Honors
As the director of BCRC, Crowell is responsible for the organization and implementation of creative programming to enhance and promote MCLA as the regional provider of art and arts education for the cultural and creative community, both locally and global
As one of this year’s Newman Civic Fellows, Adwetewa-Badu, an English major at MCLA, joins 200 other student leaders who represent Campus Compact member colleges and universities from 36 states and Washington, D.C.