President Kathleen Harring Named to Higher Education Leadership List

Harring is one of 100 Pennsylvania higher education leaders recognized in 2023 by “City & State.”

By: Kristine Yahna Todaro  Thursday, March 2, 2023 04:30 PM

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City & State Pennyslvania released their 2023 Higher Education Power 100 list on February 27 and Harring was among those profiled.

The leaders were recognized for their efforts to help “their institutions not just survive but thrive. Through innovation, experience and perseverance, they demonstrate on a daily basis why Pennsylvania continues to be a national locus for higher education.”

Kathleen Harring
President, Muhlenberg College

 “After having led Muhlenberg College’s largest-ever capital campaign, President Kathleen Harring recently cut the ribbons on the Fahy Commons for Public Engagement and Innovation and appointed Muhlenberg’s first diversity chief. Since assuming her post in 2019, Harring has also expanded graduate and continuing education programs and forged partnerships with area community colleges. Harring, a former provost who joined Muhlenberg’s psychology faculty nearly 40 years ago, currently serves on the steering committee of the American Talent Initiative, a higher education consortium dedicated to increasing college access.”