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Notre Dame of Maryland University Announces President’s Advisory Council

November 3, 2011

Notre Dame of Maryland University announces the founding members of the President’s Advisory Council, a newly established executive leadership group that will advise and assist President Mary Pat Seurkamp with issues related to Notre Dame’s recent university transition, as well as provide counsel for the presidential search process and subsequent leadership transition when a new president is named in 2012.

“This year of growth and transition provides a remarkable opportunity to expand Notre Dame’s role in the community and was a natural time to establish the President’s Advisory Council. I am grateful for the commitment and talent of our founding members,” said President Seurkamp. Membership of the Council includes the following individuals: 

  • Carroll Bodie, retired vice president and general counsel, Proctor & Gamble Cosmetics
  • Ava E. Lias-Booker, managing partner, McGuireWoods
  • Cynthia Egan, president, T. Rowe Price Retirement Plan Services
  • John C. Erickson, founder, Erickson Living; chairman and CEO of Retirement Living TV
  • Dr. Nancy S. Grasmick, retired superintendent of schools, State of Maryland
  • F. Patrick Hughes, president, Hughes and Associates LLC
  • Denise Koch, news anchor, WJZ-TV Channel 13
  • Richard E. Levine, partner, DLA Piper US LLP
  • Neil M. Meltzer, president and chief operating officer, Sinai Hospital; senior vice president, LifeBridge Health
  • Ronald R. Peterson, president, The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System
  • Jennifer W. Reynolds, partner and director, Ward Properties
  • Henry A. Rosenberg, Jr., chairman of the board, Rosemore Inc.

Patricia J. Mitchell, chair of the Notre Dame Board of Trustees, serves as an ex officio member of the Council.

Notre Dame of Maryland University, founded as a Catholic liberal arts college in 1895 by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, engages students as confident, capable learners and leaders, thriving in the vibrant, personal community of its distinguished Women’s College, College of Adult Undergraduate Studies and College of Graduate Studies. Rich in tradition, Notre Dame provides students with opportunities in research, study abroad and service to the global community. Notre Dame’s graduates change lives—in their careers, communities and families. Visit www.ndm.edu.