OF NEW ROCHELLE APPOINTS
FOR CO-OP CITY CAMPUS
NY, October 9, 2002 – The College of New Rochelle (CNR) has appointed Dr.
Kristine D’Onofrio Southard, as the Director of its Co-op City Campus for
the School of New Resources (SNR). Dr. Southard is responsible for
all academic and operational issues affecting students at that location.
The Co-op City campus, established in 1973 as the first Bronx-based campus
for SNR, currently serves over 500 students from throughout the city.
joined The College of New Rochelle in 1991 as an SNR adjunct faculty member
teaching writing at the New Rochelle Campus. In 1994, she became
a full-time member of SNR’s instructional staff. During her years
at the College, Dr. Southard has represented SNR on numerous institutional
governing bodies and committees. These include the College Senate,
Middle States Self-Study Steering Committee, Standing Committee for Advisement
(which she chaired), and the Standing Committee for Assessment. She
also served on the Curatorial Committee at the John Cardinal O’Connor Campus
in the South Bronx, which focuses on projects, procedures, and planning
for the Gordon A. Parks Gallery at that location.
graduated from Fordham University with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
She also obtained a Master of Arts degree in English and a doctorate in
Literature from New York University. She and her husband, Jim, have
one daughter, Annie Lorraine.
of New Resources was established by CNR in 1972 to bring innovative baccalaureate
education to adults in the metropolitan New York area who have traditionally
been underserved in higher education. To date, it has produced more
than 11,000 graduates and has a current enrollment of 5,000 students at
its seven branch campuses. SNR has been recognized nationally and
internationally as a model for adult learning programs.
Catholic college for women in New York State, The College of New Rochelle
was founded in 1904 by the Ursuline Order. Today, it comprises the all-women
School of Arts & Sciences, and three schools which admit women and
men: the School of New Resources (for adult learners), the School of Nursing
and the Graduate School. The main campus of the College is located
in lower Westchester County, 16 miles north of New York City. The
College maintains six other campus locations in New York City. Visit the
College’s website at www.cnr.edu
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