Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Banner Image

Salem College Strategic Planning: Home

Planning Salem's Future

To learn more about Phase II of Salem College's strategic planning, please visit

Additionally, a survey to provide input for the committees' consideration is available at


Salem Academy and College Seal

Phase II Planning Resources

Book Chapter

  • Small is Beautiful - Chapter Six: The Greatest Resource is Education (p. 54) - A great book in general, this chapter anchors us back to purpose. Consider this: why do we engage in this whole endeavor in the first place?




Essays & Websites

Committee Members

Academy Committee for Phase II Strategic Planning

  • Julia Cardwell Archer A’84, Trustee, Chair of Committee
  • Betsy Boyd, Director of Studies
  • Duane Davis, Trustee
  • Sandra Doran, President
  • McDara P. Folan, III, Chair, Board of Trustees
  • Robin Howell A’79, Trustee
  • Carol Killebrew, Head of School
  • Martha Johnston Manning A’73, Trustee and Academy Alumnae Association President 
  • Brandy Nelson C’97, Trustee
  • Lauren Rogers, Dean of Students
  • Anna Vance, Teacher of Mathematics

College Committee for Phase II Strategic Planning

  • Lucy Rose C’76, Trustee, Chair of Committee
  • Sarah Berga, Trustee
  • Patrice Black Davis C’89, Trustee
  • Sandra Doran, President
  • McDara P. Folan, III, Chair, Board of Trustees
  • Lossie Freeman C’97, Trustee
  • Susan Henking, Interim Vice President for Academic and Student affairs and Dean of the College
  • Katherine Holland-Ortiz C’00, Trustee
  • John Hutton, Professor of Art History
  • Stratford Newitt Kiger C’90, Trustee and College Alumnae Association President
  • Elizabeth Novicki, Director of Libraries
  • Katherine Knapp Watts C’80, Vice President for Strategic Planning
  • Laura Watts, Associate Professor of Biology