On Saturday September 24, St. Mary’s College of Maryland announced that Patricia Goldsmith would take over the position of Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid, a position previously held by Professor of Psychology Wesley Jordan.
Goldsmith accepted the job after a several month-long search beginning last semester. She will join the college in January 2012 after leaving her position at Scripps College. While at Scripps College, Goldsmith has served as Vice President and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid; Vice President for Enrollment, Marketing, and Communication and Financial Aid; and Vice President of Institutional Advancement.
In a press release issued by the College, President Urgo stated, “We are pleased to welcome Patricia and we are excited to apply her varied skill-set to the role of Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid.”
In the same press release, Goldsmith stated that she was “drawn to St. Mary’s because of its unwavering commitment to academic excellence and diversity.”
Goldsmith holds a master’s degree in Theological Studies from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Literature from Hamilton College in New York.