New Media Relations Contact at Mary Baldwin University

July 9, 2001

Mary Baldwin University announces the appointment Morgan C. Alberts Smith as the new assistant director of college relations. She is responsible for frontline media relations, including media advisories, press releases, and responding to queries from reporters. Mrs. Smith can be contacted at the main Mary Baldwin External Affairs office phone number, (540) 887-7009; through her direct phone line, (540) 887-7180; or via email at malberts@marybaldwin.edu.

Smith is a graduate of Mary Baldwin University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in theatre. Before her promotion to the position of assistant director, she served as coordinator of integrated communication systems and managed electronic communications for the college.

Please contact Mrs. Smith for assistance and information when developing stories concerning Mary Baldwin University.

Mary Baldwin University is a multi-faceted liberal arts college with three residential programs for women–the traditional program, the Program for the Exceptionally Gifted, and the Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership–as well as the coeducational, non-residential Baldwin Online and Adult Programs and Master of Arts in Teaching program. Mary Baldwin offers the B.A. and/or the B.S. in 32 majors as well as the M.A.T. degree with K-8 emphasis. The oldest women’s college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church U.S.A., Mary Baldwin was also the first women’s college to be granted a circle of the national leadership honor society Omicron Delta Kappa. It is one of only 255 colleges and universities to house a chapter of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa honor society.

###