• President Drugovich with friends of Hartwick
  • President Drugovich working at home
  • President Drugovich and Professor Phil Young
  • President Drugovich with graduating student's family

Biography of Dr. Margaret L. Drugovich

Margaret Drugovich is a scholar-practitioner who believes that productive organizational change can happen even in the most highly legitimized environments. She has presented her research on transformational leadership, consensus making structures, innovation in higher education and regulatory compliance at the annual meetings of the Academy of Management, the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, the Lawlor Group's Summer Seminar, the American Association of Colleges and Universities, the Council of Independent Colleges, and the North American Council for Staff, Program and Organizational Development. 

Dr. Drugovich earned a Doctor of Management degree from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, where she also served as a Fellow of the Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations. She received her Master's degree from Brown University, and her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Albertus Magnus College.

Dr. Drugovich assumed her role as the President of Hartwick College in July of 2008, after serving in various senior administrative and research roles at Ohio Wesleyan University, Bryant University, and the Brown University Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research. She has served on various educational advisory and governing boards, including the Alumni Advisory Council for the Doctor of Management Program at Case Western Reserve University, the Board of Trustees of the New York Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities, and the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities Committee on Accountability and as a member of the U.S. Senate Bipartisan Taskforce on Government Regulation of Higher Education. She is a member of the Council of Independent Colleges Steering Committee Project on the Future of Independent Colleges, the American Council on Education Inclusive Excellence Group Women's Network Executive Council, a Presidential Sponsor to the NYS ACE Women's Network, and the NCAA DIII Chancellors/President's Advisory Group. Currently, Dr. Drugovich is Chair of the President's Council of the Empire 8 Athletic Conference.

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