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St. Mary’s College Welcomes New Director of Admissions


May 9, 2014
Press Release #14-027

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St. Mary’s College of Maryland is pleased to announce the selection of Michael Cummings as director of admissions. Cummings will join St. Mary’s College on June 2.

Cummings comes to St. Mary’s College from Georgetown University’s School of Continuing Studies, where he served as assistant dean of admissions. Prior to his work at Georgetown, Cummings was assistant director of transfer admissions at The Catholic University of America. He served in similar roles at the University of Maryland, College Park, and Cazenovia College.

As director of admissions, Cummings will report to the vice president for enrollment management and dean of admissions. He will lead undergraduate recruitment initiatives and will work with the vice president on strategic planning and enrollment goals.

A Maryland native, Cummings has a master’s degree in education policy, administration and leadership from The Catholic University of America and a bachelor’s degree in communication from St. Bonaventure University. He also recently received an executive master’s in leadership at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business.

Michael, his wife, Jennifer, and their two children, Aoife and Fiona, will reside in Lexington Park, Md.