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Dr. Jason N. Adsit, seventh president of Mount Saint Mary College

Dr. Jason N. Adsit is the seventh president of MSMC.Dr. Jason N. Adsit began his tenure as the Mount’s seventh full-time president on June 1, 2018.

Before coming to Mount Saint Mary College, Dr. Jason N. Adsit served D’Youville College in Buffalo, NY as Dean of the School of Arts, Sciences & Education and Director of the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program. He oversaw all undergraduate and graduate programs in the School – five programs in total.

During his tenure at the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY, Dr. Adsit took the role of Associate Provost for Academic Administration, where he managed the University’s compliance and regulatory affairs with state agencies and national organizations in the design and implementation of new programs.

Earlier in his career, Dr. Adsit served as Director of the Teaching and Learning Center at SUNY Buffalo and as Assistant Dean for Institutional Research and Assessment at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md.

Dr. Adsit has written many scholarly articles on a variety of topics, with his work appearing in the National Teaching and Learning Forum, The American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, and the Journal of Educational Technology Systems, among others. For nearly a decade, he has been a professional reviewer for the Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT), American Journal of Distance Education (AJDE), Educational Technology and Society, and Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice.

He is also an accomplished speaker, most recently presenting “DIY Assessment of General Education” at the Drexel University Assessment Conference. Dr. Adsit discussed online assessment at the 2015 Ithaca College EdTECH Day and gave the keynote address – “Assessing Student Learning and Engagement Inside and Outside the Classroom” – at the WNY Assessment Consortium at SUNY-Brockport.

Dr. Adsit earned a doctoral degree in Philosophy from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from American University in Washington, DC.

Dr. Adsit in the News
Dr. Jason N. Adsit appointed next president of Mount Saint Mary College (April 3, 2018)
Dr. Jason N. Adsit takes the reins at Mount Saint Mary College (June 15, 2018)

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