The inauguration of Sister Mary Persico, IHM, Ed.D., Marywood's 12th President, has further advanced the University’s mission to prepare global citizens who live responsibly in an interdependent world. Sister Mary’s values align powerfully with those of Marywood and the future of the University. In keeping with her commitment to make Marywood the university of choice for talented, diverse, and intelligent men and women who want to make a positive impact on society at regional and global levels, the focus of Sister Mary’s inaugural celebration was Marywood: A University for the World.

On her Inauguration Day, Friday, October 28, 2016, Sister Mary shared her empowering global vision with the entire Marywood University community. Read her Inaugural Address, "In Service of the Vision."

Inauguration Grand Reception Sponsors were:

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Electric City Roasting Co.
J.W. Cox & Son Sheet Metal
Patrick Castellani
Wendy Yankelitis