Marylou Yam has been appointed as the 14th president of Notre Dame of Maryland University, effective July 1. Yam joins the school from Saint Peter’s University (N.J.), where she served as provost and vice president for academic affairs.
She worked to expand Saint Peter’s from a college to a university and helped established its first two doctoral programs and its schools of nursing and education. Yam will replace Interim President Joan Develin Coley.
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