Newly Appointed

Ellen Hoffman, Editor-in-Chief

President Thomas Botzman got right to work during his first week in his new position. He changed the positions of two long time employees, Sr. Jean Messaros and Kit Foley.

Messaros was named the Vice President of Mission Integration and Foley took the position of interim Vice President of Student Affairs.

Botzman made the announcement Sept. 3 with the position changes effective immediately.

According to the announcement, Messaros has been a member of the Religious Sisters of Mercy for 47 years and has worked on MU’s campus since 1990. Before taking the new position she served as Dean of Students and Vice President of Student Affairs.

She created the Women with Children Program after working at the college for 10 years. Messaros completed her tenure as a Board of Trustees member at Mt. Aloysius College in Cresson, Pa. and has just been appointed to the Board of Trustees at Gwynedd Mercy College in Gwynedd, Pa.

Foley became a part of the MU community in 1985 and served as an Act 101 Counselor, Director of Freshman Year Activities and Executive Director of the Learning Resources Center. She has also served as the Assistant Dean of Students and the Director of Residence Life.

Pick up the next issue of The Highlander for more details of the new positions and a welcome to new staff and faculty.

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