Dr. 凯萨琳一. Getz is the 13th president of Mercyhurst University, assuming the office on July 12, 2021.
A mission-driven servant leader with 18 years of senior experience in major business schools, 包括在天主教大学待了10年, Getz began her tenure at Mercyhurst by meeting with her colleagues across campus.
“There’s only one way I can see beginning this new venture in my life,” she wrote in her inaugural message to the Mercyhurst community, 那就是倾听你的声音. 我之前说过, one of the key reasons I am here is because I was struck by the consonance of my own values with those of Mercyhurst. Leading people with whom I share certain core values to transform the lives of students and help our community seems to me to be the opportunity of a lifetime.”
Getz said her tenure will be marked by a climate of hope as the university works to reinvigorate the traditional Mercyhurst experience sans COVID and moves toward celebrating its Centennial in 2026.
热情而成功的资金筹集者, Getz raised nearly $80 million over 10 years at two different universities. 她对资本竞选很有经验, 年度及计划捐赠, 培养, 管理, 特殊项目, 以及其他发展/进步的努力.
She has expertise in identifying new revenue streams, 降低总成本, and redirecting resources to achieve better results. She is also known for her influence in bringing together diverse efforts and populations toward common goals, such as accreditation and implementing new curricula.
The Mercyhurst Board of Trustees voted to name Getz as president in May 2021 following a five-month national search.
“After a robust national search that yielded a diverse and talented pool of candidates, Dr. Getz emerged as a passionate and accessible leader who we believe is ideally suited to lead Mercyhurst into the future,当时的临时总统约瑟夫. NeCastro. “Dr. Getz brings extensive experience in values-based education, 商业智慧, 跨学科合作, 新项目开发, 社区参与, 创新创业, 筹款, 多样性和包容性.”
President Getz’s tenure marks the first time a woman has led Mercyhurst in nearly 50 years — since the 1963-1972 tenure of Sister Carolyn Herrmann, RSM, Ph.D., who was preceded in that role by six Sisters of Mercy, 从博吉亚·伊根母亲开始, RSM, 在大学成立的那一年, 1926.
Getz previously served as the dean of the Sellinger School of 业务 and Management at Loyola University Maryland, a Jesuit Catholic institution whose business school is home to nearly 2,000名学生, 55名全职教师, 13名全职员工. 在那之前, she was dean of the Quinlan School of 业务 at Loyola University Chicago, one of the largest Catholic universities in the United States, and senior associate dean for academic affairs at the Kogod School of 业务 at American University.
Getz has been actively engaged with Results Baltimore Impact Network, a group of 150 Baltimore-area leaders committed to developing and implementing an effective, compelling response to Baltimore’s social and economic challenges. She also serves or has served on the boards of Conscious Ventures Lab, 大巴尔的摩经济联盟, 马里兰州中部青少年成就奖, 和圣. 玛丽神学院和大学. She has been a speaker for the Catholic 业务 Network, Department of State International 访问ors Program, National Association of College and University 业务 Officers, 华盛顿贸易委员会, 以及其他组织. 她积极参与AACSB, the premier accreditor for schools of business, Past President and a Fellow of the International Association for 业务 and 社会, and former associate editor for the journal 业务 & 社会. She is the recipient of many awards, including being named one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women for 2018.
Getz’s scholarship has considered issues at the intersection of corporate responsibility and global economic development, focusing on the role of business in responding to violent conflict and building peace, policies and practices related to bribery and corruption, and voluntary codes of conduct at the global level.
盖兹只得了B.S. in Human Development from The Pennsylvania State University, an MBA from Gannon University, and a Ph.D. in 业务 Environment and Public Policy from the University of Pittsburgh.
She is quite familiar with Erie, where she and her husband, Gary, lived for several years. She worked as an assistant manager and retail lending officer at Mellon Bank from 1981 to 1986. 她也是圣公会的成员. 帕特里克教区唱诗班，并在圣. 从1989年到1990年.
Getz and her husband reside at Mercyhurst University’s presidential residence, 克恩之家, 在道富街, marking the first time the recently acquired residence will be home to a Mercyhurst president. 盖齐夫妇有一个成年的儿子, 迪特里希, 谁住在林奇堡, 维吉尼亚州, 和他的妻子, Dr. Christen Laughorn.
April 23, 2023—Accepted Student Day Remarks to Centennial Class of 2026
3月2日3, 2023—Women in Leadership Impact Luncheon Speech
12月. 13, 2022—Erie Times 新闻: 'Getz looks back at her first year as Mercyhurst president'
3月2日, 2022 -四旬斋的多样性, 股本, 包容, 和正义信息:呼吁悔改, 谦卑, 诚实, 和希望
10月. 1, 2021—Erie Times 新闻: 'Kathleen Getz inaugurated as Mercyhurst’s 13th president'