New Face in the Mary Baldwin University Business Office

December 3, 2001

David Mowen has been named the new Controller for the Mary Baldwin University Business Office. Mowen earned a bachelor of science in accounting from Virginia Tech and his MBA from James Madison University. Recently employed by Rocco Industries in Harrisonburg, Mowen is a Certified Public Accountant. He lives in Waynesboro with his wife and three boys.

In his new role as Controller, Mowen will be responsible for the staffing and management of the accounting and financial reporting system of the college, including preparation for the annual audit, interpretation of financial records, preparation of financial reports in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, and review of accounting procedures to ensure compliance with tax laws and government regulations.

Mary Baldwin University, with a main campus in Staunton, VA and five regional centers, excels in providing leadership training, character development and career preparation with a strong academic foundation. A multi-faceted liberal arts college, Mary Baldwin offers three residential programs for women – the Traditional Program for Women, the Program for the Exceptionally Gifted, and the Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership – as well as coeducational, non-residential bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. Mary Baldwin offers the B.A. and/or the B.S. in 32 majors, the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) with K-8 emphasis, the Master of Letters (M.Litt.) and Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature in Performance, and post-graduate teaching licensure (PGTL). The oldest women’s college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church U.S.A., Mary Baldwin was founded in 1842 and was the first women’s college to be granted a circle of the national leadership honor society Omicron Delta Kappa. It is one of only 262 colleges and universities to shelter a chapter of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa honor society.

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