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Concetta M. Stewart, Ph.D.


Concetta M. Stewart, Ph.D., is a principal in the Education practice at Witt/Kieffer. Based near Philadelphia, Concetta brings to her recruiting work vast experience as a long-time teacher, mentor, and administrator as well as expertise across academic disciplines – particularly in the areas of academic affairs, art and design, and technology and communications. She supports executive recruitments in these areas and for other key senior-level positions.

Prior to joining Witt/Kieffer, Concetta served as provost and vice president of academic affairs for Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, New York. In this role she provided academic, fiscal, and strategic leadership in academic affairs, exercising responsibility for a budget of more than $30 million across 90 graduate and undergraduate programs. She also oversaw the hiring of faculty, deans, and other academic leaders. Her tenure at Mercy included serving as the institution’s interim president during the 2013-14 academic year.

Other past professional roles have included serving as dean and professor of the School of Art and Design at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and as dean of the School of Communications and Theater at Temple University, where she had documented successes in enrollment, fundraising, technology, and other areas. Among current endeavors, Concetta serves as a trustee of The American College of Greece, and on the boards of ACE’s Inclusive Excellence Group and the Advertising Educational Foundation. She also brings to higher education more than a decade of experience in product management and organizational effectiveness within the telecommunications industry.

Concetta has published widely on subjects relating to communications, education and technology including her edited volume titled “Teaching and Learning with Technology: Beyond Constructivism.” She has also dedicated herself to teaching, to supporting students through mentoring and academic review, and to career development activities and professional organizations.

Education
Ph.D., Communication & Information Studies, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J.
M.A., Media Studies, The New School, New York, N.Y.
B.A., European History, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J.

 
Concetta M. Stewart, Ph.D.
Principal
Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 908-341-2178
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