Springfield College President Dr. Mary-Beth A. Cooper is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kathleen Martin of West Springfield, Mass. to the position of Executive Director of the Capital Campaign and Campus Strategy. Martin begins July 2.
The appointment marks Martin’s return to Springfield College, where she received both her Doctorate in Physical Education with a Specialization in Sport Psychology and her Master of Science in Physical Education (athletics administration concentration). She also began her teaching career at Springfield College.
“We are delighted to welcome Kathy back home to Springfield College,” said Cooper. “Her extensive background in senior administrative roles make her an exceptional fit to lead strategic initiatives that are underway at Springfield College.”
Martin will be responsible for coordinating the overall strategic direction of the College’s capital campaign, strategic plan, and campus master plan. Through the development of strong collaborative relationships with the Office of the President, the College’s senior leadership team and key stakeholders, Martin will serve as the primary lead, strategist, and coordinator of strategic initiatives.
Most recently, Martin served as Vice Provost and Chief Educational Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator at Bay Path University. She also held the positions of Director of Institutional Research and Special Projects, and Assistant Provost for Academic Affairs.
Prior, Martin was a Principal at Greenwood/Asher & Associates, an executive search firm specializing in higher education. She also served Susquehanna and Bucknell universities, holding the position of Executive Assistant to the President at both institutions.
Martin earned her Bachelor of Science in Physical Education (sport management major) from Keene State College. She is a native of Granville, Mass.