Joel Thierstein, J.D., Ph.D. is named interim president as Board of Trustees start search for new president.

The Mount St. Joseph University Board of Trustees has named Joel Thierstein, J.D., Ph.D., interim president effective June 1, 2015, while the University conducts a national search to replace former president, Tony Aretz, Ph.D.

Interim President
Joel Thierstein, J.D., Ph.D.

Joel Thierstein came to Mount St. Joseph University as vice president for academic affairs August 1, 2014. Dr. Thierstein’s leadership began with the Mount’s inaugural year as a university and continues with the university’s vision for future academic offerings. Biography

Head shot of Joel Thierstein

“I look forward to serving the Mount as interim president, continuing the forward momentum as we approach our centennial anniversary.”



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