News Release, College of Southern Maryland

La Plata, MD- The College of Southern Maryland’s Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Mitchell A. Levy has been accepted into the Harvard University Graduate Institute of Educational Management Class of 2020 to be held in July.

This program prepares senior leaders in higher education to address the most pressing challenges they face, including setting strategic direction and getting buy-in from key stakeholders, competing successfully in a dynamic marketplace, optimizing the impact of financial and human resources, embracing the right emerging technologies, leveraging diversity and creating an inclusive community on campus, and responding to questions about the relevance and effectiveness of higher education primarily in the US context while considering international perspectives.

Levy, who has a doctorate in counseling psychology and human systems from Florida State University, earned his master’s degree in education and a bachelor’s degree in psychology and sociology from Boston University.  With more than 36 years of experience in higher education, Levy joined CSM in March 2019.

During his career he has served in roles of vice president for branch campus management, enrollment management, student affairs, campus dean, dean of students and executive director of counseling, advising and academic support within Academic Affairs. He has also worked as chair of freshman seminar courses and bridge programs, director of counseling, director of advising, director of disability support services, grant author and community development advocate, to name a few.

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