Medaille University President Dr. Kenneth Macur Announces Retirement, Dr. Lori V. Quigley Appointed Interim President

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Medaille University President Dr. Kenneth Macur Announces Retirement, Dr. Lori V. Quigley Appointed Interim President

Posted by Medaille University Office of Communications

Interim President Dr. Lori Quigley

On June 20, 2022 Dr. Kenneth Macur, president of Medaille University, notified the Board of Trustees that he has made the decision to retire. On behalf of the Board of Trustees, Board Chairman Michael K. Walsh thanks Dr. Macur for his service to Medaille since 2015.

Dr. Macur served as the seventh president of Medaille for seven years, from June 2015 to June 2022.  On May 27, 2022, Medaille announced that the New York State Education Department Board of Regents approved an amendment to Medaille's charter to make the institution a University.   

To assure there is continued strong and committed leadership for faculty, staff and students, Medaille University’s Board of Trustees has appointed Lori V. Quigley, Ph.D., interim president of Medaille University, effective immediately.  

“Our students, faculty, staff, alumni and longstanding supporters will be well served by Dr. Quigley’s deep knowledge of the University from her prior role as provost, senior vice president for academic affairs and chief academic officer at Medaille from 2016 through 2020,” says Walsh. “She has the full endorsement of the Board of Trustees, and we will support her leadership through this time of transition.”

Interim President Dr. Lori Quigley states: “As interim president, I pledge to lead with integrity in acknowledging and valuing the contributions that each member of the faculty and staff provide in ensuring the academic success of the students we serve. I remain grateful to the Medaille Board of Trustees for the confidence they have placed in me during this transition period.”                      

About Medaille University: 
Medaille University provides a personalized learning experience to its diverse student body of 1,700 traditional undergraduate and post-traditional graduate students. Medaille students engage in a high-impact, experiential educational process that prepares them for the workplace. Medaille also offers the most athletic programs of any college or university in Western New York, and is a leader in offering a robust suite of online programs. With an impressive alumni roster of more than 19,500 graduates, Medaille is proud to serve many first-generation students from the city of Buffalo.

Pictured: Dr. Lori V. Quigley, Interim President of Medaille University

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