At its quarterly meeting on December 12, the Board of Directors of Chestnut Hill College reappointed Carol Jean Vale, SSJ, Ph.D., as President of the College for a sixth and final term of a maximum of five years, effective July 1. This reappointment was approved after a review of Sister Carol’s achievements as president from 2011 – 2016 and an articulation of her vision for the next five years. In the review, the Board also cited Sister Carol’s strengths as well as some of the challenges and recommendations involving the leadership of Chestnut Hill College in the next five years.
This decision was made with sincere gratitude and enduring confidence in Sister Carol’s dedicated leadership and with recognition by the Board of Directors of the outstanding accomplishments of her Presidency in the past 25 years. The Board recognizes that Sister Carol’s faithful commitment to the Mission of the Sisters of Saint Joseph and of Chestnut Hill College inspires and focuses her untiring efforts on behalf of the College.
The Board of Directors also affirms the generous support, investment and leadership of the College's administration, faculty, staff, students, alumni, benefactors and the Congregation of the Sisters of Saint Joseph in enabling the accomplishments of Sister Carol Jean Vale.