Today it was announced that Dr. Mary Hinton has been appointed the 15th president of College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph, MN, sister campus to St. John’s University in Collegeville. Mary currently serves as the vice president for academic affairs at Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, NY, and she has just completed a three-year term as Member-at-Large on the REA Board of Directors. Her appointment at Saint Benedict will begin officially on June 15, 2014.
We proudly note that the press release notes Mary’s connections with religious education and REA! “Hinton’s work has been published in…Religious Education”; “served on the boards of…Religious Education Association”; “holds a Ph.D. in religion and religious education with high honors from Fordham University.” Read the complete press release here. Congratulations, Mary!