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College of Southern Maryland
March 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm$14
Dr. Maureen Murphy, President of the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) updates the club on CSM status. Dr. Maureen Murphy was appointed the fifth president of the College of Southern Maryland in July 2017. With more than 27 years of community college experience including a decade serving as president, Murphy most recently served as president of Brookdale Community College, a multi-campus community college in New Jersey. While there she has forged partnerships with community organizations, school districts, business and industry, donors and other higher education institutions. Before her appointment at Brookdale in 2012, she served as president of San Jacinto College South in Houston, Texas and as vice president at both Rappahannock Community College and Wytheville Community College in Virginia. Murphy began her career teaching English at St. Louis Community College-Meramec, where she later served as a dean. Murphy is committed to social justice and equity. She has been an active member of the American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC) since 1995, and has served on the national board (two years as president) since 2007. Murphy earned her bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Louisville, her master’s degree in English from the University of Missouri – Columbia and her doctorate in American Studies from Saint Louis University.