Mary Sortino, PhD
Dr. Mary Sortino has been dean of the School of Graduate and Professional Studies since October 2014. Prior to joining the Gwynedd Mercy University community, Sortino worked at the Wilmington, Del. Campus of the University of Phoenix, where she served as Director Of Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer.
She has previously served as Dean of graduate and Professional Studies at Rosemont College, Director of the Accelerated Degree Program at Cabrini College and Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs at Wesley College in Delaware.
In a 30 year-plus career as superintendent of schools, professor of educational leadership, and senior project manager for the National Academy of Sciences, Sortino contributed to the educational success and life preparation for over 30,000 school children in 43 schools.