MOUNT ST. JOSEPH UNIVERSITY NEWS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CINCINNATI, Ohio (December 19, 2018) – Mount St. Joseph University has announced that Christa Currie, Ph.D., has been named the first Associate Provost for Academic Affairs.
Dr. Currie will support the Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence, assessment of student learning, academic travel course development, and academic program review.
In this newly established leadership position, she will work closely with the Provost and the Associate Provost for Academic Support on development of new programs, maintenance of regional accreditation, course scheduling, budgeting, and many other important functions of the Provost’s Office.
Dr. Currie earned her Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Cincinnati in 2009 and has been at the Mount full-time since 2008. She has served as an analytical chemist and faculty member in the Department of Chemistry. In 2015, she was promoted to associate professor and became department chair.
Dr. Currie has also served on many university committees including the Committee on Curriculum and Educational Policies (CCEP) and the Executive Committee of the Faculty Assembly (ECFA). She is currently serving on the Implementation Team and as a member of the Strategic Planning Steering Committee.
Dr. Currie will officially begin her position on January 2, 2019.
About the Mount
Mount St. Joseph University is a Catholic institution grounded in the spiritual values and vision of its founders, the Sisters of Charity. Located on the west side of Cincinnati in Delhi Township, the Mount is dedicated to students’ success and well-being, emphasizing values, integrity, and social responsibility. The Mount was founded in 1920 as one of the only women’s colleges in the eastern United States at the time. Today the University educates a diverse coeducational population of more than 2,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students. Nearly 99 percent of those who earn a degree from the Mount are employed, enrolled in graduate studies, or volunteering within six months of graduation.