August 2011 - The summer months at Rosemont College brought several new faces and promotions on campus. In addition to the recent appointments of Dr. B. Christopher Dougherty as Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, and Dr. Dennis Dougherty as Dean of the Schools of Graduate and Professional Studies, the college welcomed a new Vice President for Enrollment Management and Dean of Students. Two Undergraduate College faculty members also were awarded tenure at the June 25 Board of Trustees meeting.
Kevin McIntyre brings more than 25 years of experience to his new role as Vice President for Enrollment Management. He was most recently Dean of Enrollment Management at Immaculata University, where he played a vital part in the 2005 transition from single sex to coeducational institution. He also worked to increase Immaculata’s retention rate by 20 percent, and to reduce the university’s discount rate. Previously, he served as Dean of Admissions at Goldey-Beacom College in Wilmington, DE and held leadership positions in the admissions offices at Keystone Junior College and King’s College. McIntyre earned a master’s degree in business administration from Goldey-Beacom College and a bachelor of arts degree in English from King’s College. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling (PACAC).
Dean of Students David A. Surratt previously served as Director of Residence Life and an adjunct instructor in the Department of Sociology & Urban Studies at Saint Peter’s College in Jersey City, NJ. With more than 10 years experience in student affairs, he has given presentations to audiences nationwide on leadership development, multiculturalism, communication and human relations. In 2008, he was named a Top Ten Best Presenter by the Mid-Atlantic Association of College and University Housing Officers (MACUHO). Surratt also held positions in student affairs and residence life with The Pennsylvania State University system, and in residence life at the University of Oklahoma. He is currently a doctoral student in the higher education administration program at The George Washington University, and holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Oklahoma.
Dr. Aikaterini Skokotas, associate professor of biology, was granted tenure after 14 years of service to Rosemont. Since 2002, she has served as discipline chair of her department. Her teaching focuses mainly on cell and molecular genetics, with courses including microbiology, immunology, and life science. Dr. Michelle Moravec was also awarded tenure and a promotion from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor. With the College since 2004, Dr. Moravec teaches in the history department and serves as the discipline chair for women’s studies. She is on sabbatical for the fall 2011 semester