Saint Mary's College Selects New President

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Cervelli is a native of South Bend. Cervelli is a native of South Bend.
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The board of trustees at Saint Mary's College has chosen a South Bend native to be the college's next president. Jan Cervelli will succeed Carol Ann Mooney, who is retiring at the end of May.

Cervelli currently serves as dean of the College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture at the University of Arizona. She will begin her new role at Saint Mary's on June 1.

"The Board chose Jan, out of a strong pool of candidates, because of her sophisticated sense of building consensus, her strong commitment to shared governance, her experience in fundraising, building undergraduate and graduate programs, and her emphasis on sustainability," said Mary Burke, chair of the board of trustees. "Her term will begin at a time when her keen aesthetic sensibility will influence potential outcomes from the College’s recently completed campus master plan."

Cervelli was the first female dean at Clemson University, where she served as dean of the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities. She received her undergraduate degree at Purdue University.

Mooney announced her retirement in June.

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