Sherrie Bailey, ‘81, St. Mary’s Alum and Judge for the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, is this week’s featured member of the Board of Trustees. Bailey became a Trustee in 2005 while she was an Assistant State’s Attorney for Baltimore City.
There was a lot of love for President Joe Urgo at this year’s first Board of Trustees general session. The meeting, held on the Saturday during fall break, was Molly Mahoney Matthews’s first as the Chair of the Board of Trustees and also marked the first held with President Joe Urgo at the head of St. Mary’s College of Maryland.
Neil Irwin, economics reporter for the Washington Post and St. Mary’s alum is the focus of this weeks Trustee Profile. Irwin graduated from St. Mary’s in 2000 and began as an intern at the Washington Post the same year.
“We want to serve the students,” said Molly Mahoney Matthews, the new chair of the Board of Trustees who starts Oct. 8, 2010. She is excited about her new role as the chair and the possibilities for the college under President Dr. Joseph Urgo’s leadership
State auditors are taking a close look at St. Mary’s financial practices after a routine audit arrived at mixed findings regarding a large land purchase made with a Trustee.
On Monday, Feb. 22, the Presidential Search committee announced that it had selected Dr. Joseph Urgo as the next College president.The announcement marked the culmination of a search which began last April and restarted last October after all of the previous candidates withdrew. Urgo will join the College on July 1, 2010.
During the Board of Trustees meeting on Saturday, Feb. 20, sophomore Maurielle Stewart was announced as the Student Trustee-in-training for the 2010-2011 school year. She will take over the position of Student Trustee for the 2011-2012 school year.