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About St. Mary's: Presidential Search

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The Presidential Search Committee is pleased to announce the selection of executive search firm Witt/Kieffer to assist with its search for the 7th president of St. Mary’s College.

Witt/Kieffer is one of the country’s leading executive search firms equipped with the industry’s largest knowledge management system dedicated to higher education.

Katherine (Kate) Haley, Ph.D, will be St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s lead consultant. Prior to joining Witt/Kieffer as a search consultant, Dr. Haley served as the first woman president of Gettysburg College. She has also held the position of president at Whittier College in California, as well as provost and professor of English at Kenyon College in Ohio.

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