College Board of Directors Unanimously Reappoints President Carol Jean Vale, SSJ, Ph.D. for an Additional Five-Year Term

Release Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Philadelphia, PA – At their quarterly meeting on December 5, 2011, the Board of Directors of Chestnut Hill College reappointed Sister Carol Jean Vale, SSJ, Ph.D. as President of Chestnut Hill College for a fifth five-year term from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2017. This reappointment was unanimously approved after a review of Sister Carol’s achievements as president from 2006 – 2011 and an articulation of her vision for the next five years. In the review, the Board also cited Sister Carol’s leadership strengths as well as some of the challenges and recommendations involving the leadership of Chestnut Hill College in the next five years.

Sister Carol 

Sister Anne Myers, SSJ, president of the Sisters of

Saint Joseph (I) and Barbara D'Iorio Martino '60, chair of the board of directors (r) congratulate Sister Carol Jean Vale on her reappointment as president of Chestnut Hill College.

This decision was made with great thanksgiving and deep confidence in Sister Carol’s dynamic leadership and with recognition by the Board of Directors for the outstanding accomplishments of her presidency over the past 20 years. The Board recognizes that Sister Carol’s faithfulness 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 administration, faculty, staff, students, alumnae and alumni, benefactors, and the Congregation of the Sisters of Saint Joseph in enabling the accomplishments of Sister Carol Jean Vale, SSJ, Ph.D.