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 and consensus making structures in higher education at annual international meetings of the Academy of Management and the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action. Most recently, Dr. Drugovich has presented at the Council of Independent Colleges Annual President's Meeting and for Lawlor Group's Summer Seminar, explaining Hartwick's approach to the development of a three-year degree program and the impact of leadership approach on organizational change.
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 in medical sociology, and her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, CT.
Before she assumed her role as the President of Hartwick College in July of 2008, she served Ohio Wesleyan University as the Vice President for Strategic Communications and University Enrollment. Before joining Ohio Wesleyan in 1998, Dr. Drugovich spent nine years at Bryant University in Smithfield, R.I. serving in several administrative roles. Earlier in her career, she served as a researcher in health care policy at the Brown University Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research. She has served on various non-profit boards and community organizations. She currently serves on the Alumni Advisory Council for the Doctor of Management Program at Case Western Reserve University, and is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities.