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Dobbs Ferry Mercy College’s 12th President Takes Office

Timothy L. Hall began his new role as Mercy College president on Tuesday, May 13. Video Credit: Mercy College

DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. -- Timothy L. Hall officially began his new role as the 12th president of Dobbs Ferry's Mercy College on Tuesday, May 13.

Hall replaced Dr. Concetta M. Stewart, who served as Interim President of the College for 10 months.

Stewart has resumed her position as Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Mercy College which she held prior to assuming the Interim Presidency.

“Mercy College’s mission and commitment to student success will remain a priority for me," Hall said in a video statement. "I look forward to collaborating with faculty, staff and students to continue the College’s increasing stature and strength.”

Prior to his arrival at Mercy College, Timothy L. Hall was the President of Austin Peay State University. Under his leadership, Austin Peay experienced significant increases in enrollment and funding, and received distinctions in 2012 and 2013 as one of the Great Colleges to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education, school officials said.

Hall earned a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy at the University of Houston, followed by graduate work in the Department of Religious Studies at Rice University and earned his Juris Doctorate at the University of Texas School of Law, where he served on the editorial board of the Texas Law Review.

Click on the video to watch Hall's video message.

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