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Dean of the Undergraduate College Announces Retirement


Riverdale, N.Y. – After more than four decades in higher education, Dr. Paul Douillard will retire from the College of Mount Saint Vincent. Dr. Douillard served as Dean of the Undergraduate College and Professor of Philosophy at the College for the past three years. Prior to joining the Mount, Dr. Douillard held leadership positions at Caldwell College in New Jersey and Assumption College in Massachusetts.

During his tenure at the Mount, Dr. Douillard worked tirelessly to reinvigorate the College’s academic review and assessment procedures. He guided the College’s successful re-accreditation by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and taught philosophy in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies.

“Paul was a great colleague to work with,” shared Dr. Guy Lometti. “He certainly will be missed at the Mount and we all wish him the best on his retirement.”

Dr. Sarah Stevenson, the new Dean of the Undergraduate College, will begin her new role in January 2014. Dr. Stevenson joined the College in 2001 as Assistant Professor of English and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2007.  She has served as the Director of the Core Curriculum and Chair of the Core Review and Outcomes Committee, and as the Director of the First-Year Experience Program and the Freshman Seminar Program.

About the College of Mount Saint Vincent
Founded in 1847 by the Sisters of Charity, the College of Mount Saint Vincent offers nationally recognized liberal arts education and a select array of professional fields of  study on a landmark campus overlooking the Hudson River. Committed to the education of the whole person, and enriched by the unparalleled cultural, educational and career opportunities of New York City, the College equips students with the knowledge, skills and experiences necessary for lives of achievement, professional accomplishment and leadership in the 21st century.