Keuka College has named Dr. Maeghen MacDonald Kuhn as its assistant vice president for the Center for Professional Studies. She will start June 18, 2018.
Dr. Kuhn earned a bachelor’s degree from Alfred University, a master’s degree from St. John’s University, and both a graduate certificate and a doctoral degree from Pennsylvania State University. Her studies and research centered around online student success and adult education.
Currently the inaugural assistant dean of the Usha Kundu, M.D. College of Health (UKCOH) at the University of West Florida, Dr. Kuhn is charged with maintaining oversight of such metrics as percent of adult (aged 25 and above) undergraduates enrolled, as well as both bachelor’s and graduate degrees awarded with programs of strategic emphasis. Dr. Kuhn also serves as the director of the UKCOH advising center, and provides oversight of college-wide assessment practices, as well as catalog review, manages enrollment events in coordination with the academic engagement and enrollment and student affairs divisions, is a liaison to other campus offices, and is the spokesperson and ambassador for the college.
Prior to her role at UKCOH, Dr. Kuhn served as chair of The History of World Campus Project and was a graduate assistant for the Center of Online Innovation in Learning (COIL) at Pennsylvania State University. She also served as assistant dean of the College of Professional Studies at Alfred University, where she was responsible for advising and retention, program development and management, as well as marketing and recruitment for the college.
Dr. Kuhn has also held roles in corporate development and outreach for the e-learning company Tutor.com, and as a marketing coordinator and proposal writer for META Engineers P.C. in Arlington, VA.
She is certified as a Quality Matters Peer Reviewer and an active participant in the Online Learning Consortium (OLC), was the featured speaker at Pennsylvania State University’s College of Education Homecoming Alumni Brunch in 2015, served as a panelist for Pennsylvania State University’s master of education program online capstone course in 2015, and was the invited speaker on the use of social media for the Allegany County Office for the Aging and the Allegany and Western Steuben Rural Health Network’s 7th annual conference on Aging in 2011.
A member and chair of several committees throughout her career, Dr. Kuhn has served on search committees, curriculum committees, university councils, Banner teams, academic standards committees, among myriad others.
Also active in her community, Dr. Kuhn is currently on the board of directors for Woodbine Springs Plantation in Pace, Fla., and is active with the Emerald Coast Chapter of the Pennsylvania State University Alumni Association based in Pensacola, Fla.