The College of Saint Rose Board of Trustees has announced that Sister Mary Anne Heenan, CSJ, has been elected Chair of the Board. An alumna of Saint Rose, Sister Mary Anne is the director of the Albany Province of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, the religious order that founded Saint Rose, and a former school superintendent.
“We are so fortunate to have in Sister Mary Anne deep educational and administrative experience, distinguished community leadership experience, and a direct tie to our beloved founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet who established Saint Rose nearly 100 years ago,” said Carolyn J. Stefanco, Ph.D., president of The College of Saint Rose. “Sister Mary Anne has twice served on our Board of Trustees, from 1988 to 2004 and again since 2010. To the position of first vice chair, she has brought a passion for educational excellence and for Saint Rose’s continued evolution to serve the changing needs of our students. Our entire community will benefit greatly from her leadership.”