The College of New Rochelle appoints a new decorated member to its Board of Trustees.

New Rochelle-The College of New Rochelle (CNR) has announced the election of Sister Kathleen Finnerty, OSU, to its Board of Trustees.

CNR Elects Former 'Woman of Year' to Board of TrusteesSister Kathleen, a CNR alumna, is currently Superior of the Ursuline Community at the Province Center in New Rochelle. She also provides new principal mentoring for Catholic elementary and high school students and is a Board member of Ursuline Academy in Wilmington, Delaware and Iona Prep in New Rochelle.

“We are pleased to welcome Sister Kathleen Finnerty to our Board of Trustees,” said Gwen Adolph, Board Chair. “With her strong education and administrative experience, as well as her unique insight as an Ursuline and an alumna, Sister Kathleen will enhance the Board’s efforts to provide an exceptional education to our students, rooted in the Ursuline tradition.”

Additionally, Sister Kathleen has received numerous recognitions over the years, including the CityBusiness “Women of the Year” Award and the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton and St. Anne Awards for work with young women and adults in scouting. She has also presented during conventions and symposiums, including the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) Convention in New Orleans where she made a presentation on banking, financing, student records and communications.

“Sister Kathleen’s experience and wisdom will be a great addition to the diverse skill sets of Board of Trustees,” added Adolph. “Her knowledge about higher education, as well as finance and communications, enriches The College of New Rochelle today and is essential to help secure the futures of our students of tomorrow.”

The College of New Rochelle is ranked by U.S. News and World Report in the Top Tier among Regional Universities in the north. Founded in 1904 by the Ursuline Order, The College of New Rochelle today comprises the School of Arts & Sciences, the School of New Resources (for adult learners), the School of Nursing & Healthcare Professions and the Graduate School.


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