May 16, 2018 – Congratulations to Dr. Brendan O’Malley, Assistant Professor of History, who has been elected as the Faculty Senate President. Dr. O’Malley will serve on the President’s Cabinet acting as the voice for Newbury’s faculty.
“I'm honored that my fellow faculty members chose me for this leadership position, especially at a time when Newbury is facing many exciting changes and challenges,” said Dr. O’Malley. “Our faculty members have so many terrific ideas about the College's future, so I hope that I can be an effective voice in helping to implement them. And as a scholar of political history, I'm excited to get involved in some politics myself!"
Dr. O’Malley joined Newbury for the 2016-2017 academic year and has been an active member of the community. In addition to teaching history, Dr. O’Malley is one of the Foundations of Liberal Arts professors and teaches within the Honors Program. He also has been involved with the President’s Speaker Series, speaking in Fall of 2016 on the election process and helping coordinate the Spring 2018 event on Race and Sports in Society with Dr. Amy Bass and Howard Bryant.
Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Frank Sargent, said, “We are excited to have Brendan serve the college community in this capacity. He has been an involved and dedicated faculty member and I have every confidence in his ability to lead the Faculty Senate in its effort to improve the college experience."
About Newbury: Newbury College is a private, independent college located just minutes from Boston in the Fisher Hill neighborhood of Brookline, Massachusetts. Founded in 1962, Newbury College offers bachelor and associate degree programs in over 20 career-focused majors. Committed to personalized and experience-based teaching, Newbury inspires students to become independent thinkers, valuable collaborators, and global-minded citizens.
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