ROSEMARY MCCARTHY PROMOTED TO ASSOCIATE VICE-PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS AT LA ROCHE COLLEGE
Pittsburgh, Nov. 24, 2009 ó La Roche College has announced the promotion of Rosemary McCarthy, Ph.D., of Cranberry Township, Pa., to the position of associate vice president for academic affairs. The Monaca, Pa., native is a graduate of Monaca High School and is the daughter of Marguerite and the late Albert Dinello of Ridge Road, Monaca.
In her new role, Dr. McCarthy will oversee the daily operations of five academic divisions and the Office of the Registrar at La Roche, located in McCandless Township. She also will provide leadership in the areas of academic planning, program implementation, and institutional assessment.
Dr. McCarthy earned her bachelorís degree in nursing from Carlow University, Pittsburgh, and her masterís degree in nursing from George Mason University, Fairfax, Va. While working as an administrator at Childrenís Hospital of Pittsburgh, she earned her doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing. She joined La Roche College in 1993 as a faculty member in the Department of Nursing and became chair of the department shortly thereafter. Most recently, Dr. McCarthy served as director of nursing programs and interim dean of the collegeís School of the Professions.
She and her husband, Richard, reside in Cranberry Township with their two sons, Sean and Patrick.
About La Roche College: A private, Catholic, co-educational college north of Pittsburgh founded by the Sisters of Divine Providence in 1963, La Roche welcomes students of all religions, ethnic origins and talents. Undergraduates may choose from more than 50 majors, including the top 10 majors among todayís college students. La Roche combines educational experience with clubs, athletics, social and community volunteer activities, spiritual well-being, and more to offer students preparation for life in a constantly changing global society.