Michelle Craig McDonald is Special Assistant to the Executive Vice President. In this capacity, she oversees the Office of Community Engagement and Service Learning, the Office of Continuing Studies, and Stockton's remote instructional sites in Atlantic City, Hammonton, Manahawkin, and Woodbine. She serves on the managerial negotiations team and is the University's Accreditation Liaison Officer to Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
Dr. McDonald is also Associate Professor of History in the School of Arts and Humanities, and her research and scholarship has been supported by grants from the Fulbright Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, and the U.S. Department of Education. Since joining Stockton in 2006, Dr. McDonald has served in several administrative capacities, as History Program Coordinator, Vice President of the Faculty Senate, Co-Chair of the Faculty Senate Task Force on University Status and Co-Chair of the Pan-College Task Force on University Status, Assistant Provost, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Chief Academic Officer, Atlantic City Campus.
Dr. McDonald received her Ph.D. in History from the University of Michigan, an M.A. in Museum and American Studies from George Washington University, an M.A. in Liberal Arts from St. John’s College, and a B.A. in History from the University of California (Los Angeles). She was also the Harvard-Newcomen Post-Doctoral Fellow in Business History at the Harvard Business School in 2005, the year before she came to Stockton University.