Marie Angelella George, Ph.D., assumed the presidency of Cabrini College on July 1, 2008.
Dr. George previously served as executive vice president at Saint Anselm College, where she was chief operating officer and second-in-command to the president. Dr. George oversaw six vice presidents and the directors of the New Hampshire Institute of Politics and Campus Ministry.
An experienced strategic planner, Dr. George achieved remarkable results in implementing Saint Anselm's strategic plan, Aspirations in Liberal Arts Education, and in leading a campus master planning process for the college's 400-acre, 60+ building campus.
She also helped to secure both private and federal support for new initiatives in civic education and community service, including the establishment of the Civic Leadership Academy at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics; the English for New Americans Program at the Meelia Center for Community Service; and the launch of Learning Liberty, a curricular and co-curricular initiative for issues related to preparing students for lives of enlightened and engaged citizenship.
Before joining Saint Anselm's, Dr. George was a tenured associate professor and vice president of planning and institutional effectiveness at the University of Scranton. She participated in academic and administrative policy-making groups and served on Board of Trustees committees on Academic Policy, Finance, Investment and Facilities.
Dr. George also was a member of the faculty at King's College (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.) and College Misericordia (Dallas, Pa.), and held several leadership roles at Mercy Hospital and Health Care System, including corporate vice president of human resources. She currently serves on the board at University of Scranton.
Dr. George earned a doctorate in organizational leadership at the University of Pennsylvania, a master's degree in counseling at the University of Scranton, and a bachelor's degree in mathematics at College Misericordia. Dr. George is married to Francis J. George Sr., president of FJG Web Design. Their son, Francis Jr., resides in Pennsylvania with his wife, Selena, and son Adrian.