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McDaniel College names new provost

McDaniel College in Westminster on Tuesday announced the selection of Jeanine S. Stewart, a psychology professor with experience in higher education administration, as its next provost and dean of the faculty, effective July 1.

Stewart is coming from Hollins University in Roanoke, Va., where she has been chief academic officer since 2008.

At McDaniel, Stewart will be responsible for planning, administering and enhancing the academic program both at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as related areas such as academic advising, library and instructional technology, faculty development and grants.

Stewart succeeds Thomas Falkner, who has been provost and dean of the faculty since 2004. Falkner is returning to teaching at McDaniel.