The Springfield College Board of Trustees has appointed Mary-Beth Cooper as the 13thPresident of Springfield College. Cooper previously served as senior vice president for student affairs at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in Rochester, NY. Cooper joined RIT in 2001, after having been dean of students at the University of Rochester since 1997. Prior to that, Cooper was vice president for student affairs at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, N.Y.
Joining Cooper in Springfield will be her husband, David Cooper. They have a son, Calvin, who is a junior at the University of Delaware.