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Rebecca Sawyer Joins Notre Dame of Maryland University as Vice President for Student Life

September 24, 2012

Notre Dame of Maryland University is announcing the appointment of Rebecca Sawyer, Ed.D., as vice president for student life. As a senior member of the University’s leadership team, Dr. Sawyer will enhance and strengthen Notre Dame’s departments of student life, including residence life, student activities and orientation, academic and career enrichment and development, service learning, athletics, campus ministry, counseling and disability support services, as well as A Child’s Place, Notre Dame’s early childhood educational institution.

Dr. Sawyer brings extensive experience in all aspects of student life, including student services, program development and student advocacy.  She comes to Notre Dame from The George Washington University where she served in student affairs for more than 14 years, most recently as senior assistant to the dean of students, where she worked directly with issues of retention and students of concern.

Dr. Sawyer earned her bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and her master’s from Murray State University before earning a doctorate in human resource management from The George Washington University.

Notre Dame of Maryland University
Notre Dame of Maryland University, founded as a Catholic liberal arts college in 1895 by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, educates nearly 3,000 women and men enrolled in degree and certificate programs at its main campus in north Baltimore and at satellite centers in Maryland. The University encompasses a distinguished Women’s College, the first Catholic institution of its kind in America; a College of Adult Undergraduate Studies; a College of Graduate Studies, and an English language Institute, and includes Schools of Arts and Sciences, Education, Nursing and Pharmacy. Rich in tradition, Notre Dame provides students with opportunities in research, study abroad and service to the global community. Visit www.ndm.edu.