Colette Geary

Interim Vice President for Mission & Strategic Initiatives, Mission

Colette Geary ’82, Ph.D., was appointed vice president for enrollment management for Manhattan College in July 2020, after serving as interim vice president since January 2020.

She brings to the role a wealth of institutional knowledge, having previously served as director of counseling and health services (1999-2004) and dean of students (2005-2010). Subsequently, Geary joined The College of New Rochelle, first as vice president for student services (2010-2014) and then as senior vice president for strategic initiatives (2014-2016). Most recently, she served as president of The College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minn. In all of her roles since leaving Manhattan, she has been immersed in the work of admissions, enrollment management and strategic program development.

After graduating from Manhattan College in 1982 with a B.S. in psychology, Geary went on to earn a Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Stony Brook University. In addition, she received an M.A. in theology from the University of Notre Dame in 2017.