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In January 2021, Sr. Margaret Ormond, O.P., ’60 announced that, rather than leave her post as President upon the completion of her second term at the end of the 2020-2021 school year as originally intended, she will remain an additional school year, until June 2022. The Board of Trustees thanks Sister Margaret for her dedication and stewardship during her terms and for her leadership during the upheaval of the pandemic. We look forward to acknowledging her tireless service in the year ahead. In the interim, the Board is now focused on driving a rigorous search process to find the next President of the school.

The search process has already commenced with the appointment of an eight-person Search Committee, Chaired by Kristin Shea, '82, P'19. 

As the search progresses, the Search Committee will periodically post updates to this website. For any questions regarding the search or candidate inquiries, you may contact Kristin Shea, '82, P'19 the Chair of the Search Committee.



Please click here to view a position profile for the President of Dominican Academy.



If you are interested in applying, please forward the following items to Kristin Shea, '82, P'19, Chair of the Search Committee, at searchcommittee@dominicanacademy.org:

  1. A cover letter that expresses the qualities or experience you possess that make you fit for leading Dominican Academy,
  2. A current resume that includes dates for all degrees, certifications and experience, and
  3. A writing sample using the following prompt: As President, compose a letter to the faculty and staff concerning an incident of bullying by a well-liked and bright student that occurred at the school in their presence but was ignored by them.

Kindly submit all of the requested materials on or before March 5, 2021.



If you know of anyone who you believe would be interested in this position and who has the qualities and experience, please forward their name and contact information to Kristin Shea, '82, P'19, Chair of the Search Committee, at searchcommittee@dominicanacademy.org



Kristin Shea, ’82, P’19, Chair of the Search Committee, Trustee

Virginia Connor, ’77, Trustee

Noreen Doyle, ’67, Trustee                         

Dorothy Filoramo, ’58, Trustee and Former Chair of the Board of Trustees

Fr. Philip Judge, S.J., Trustee

Kathleen Murnion, ’61, Former Chair of the Board of Trustees

Mary Sullivan, P’13, Chair of the Board of Trustees           

Dr. Cynthia Thomas, President, St. Mary's Dominican High School, New Orleans


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