Presidential Transition Underway at Salem Academy and College

Office of the President

The Board of Trustees is committed to keeping the Salem community informed as we move forward in the process.

01/26/18 Initial Transition Notification From Board Chair

Dear members of the Salem community,

I am writing to let you know that President Lorraine Sterritt has accepted a position as President of Saint Michael’s College, in Colchester, Vermont,  beginning in July 2018. Although I accepted her resignation with a very heavy heart, I extend my best wishes to her as she embarks on this new undertaking.

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02/06/18 Interim President to Be Named

Dear members of the Salem community,
The Salem Academy and College Board of Trustees has met several times to begin planning for the next steps related to Dr. Sterritt’s resignation that I announced on January 26, 2018. The board has decided to select an Interim President for the coming year. 

02/27/18 Board Chair Announces Formation of Presidential Transition Team

Dear members of the Salem community,

A short-term Transition Team composed of Salem faculty, staff, and trustees has been appointed by Sallie Craig Huber, Chair, and Dara Folan, Chair-Elect, in consultation with Dr. Sterritt, to guide the Salem community through the coming months, at least through the balance of this academic year.


Next Steps:

  • Announcement of Interim President
  • Announcement of Presidential Search Committee