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From the Chief’s Desk: Optimism Rides in on a Blue Vespa

Originally I greeted the news of President Urgo’s selection as the college’s new President with a sense of cynicism; especially considering the fuss that surrounded nominee James Bacchus and the Board of Trustee’s choice to pick their next candidate in closed Executive session, I expected another presidency marked by inaccessibility.

Dr. Joseph Urgo Named New College President

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.

BREAKING NEWS: Dr. Joseph R. Urgo Named Next President of St. Mary’s College of Maryland

According to a press released by the college earlier today the “Board of Trustees today named Dr. Joseph R. Urgo as the college’s next president. He will join the college July 1, 2010. Urgo currently serves as vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty at Hamilton College in upstate New York.