New vice-presidents announced
The Mount Allison leadership team welcomed two new individuals on July 1.
Anne Comfort (’86, ’87) was appointed Vice-President, International and Student Affairs, while Courtney Pringle-Carver joined Mount Allison as Vice-President, University Advancement. Both appointments are five-year terms.
Originally from Dalhousie, NB, Comfort holds a BA and BEd from Mount Allison and a MEd from the University of New Brunswick.
Having worked at Mount Allison since 2004, she brings an impressive record of accomplishment to the vice-presidency role, most notably as the Director of Accessibility and Student Wellness, Chair of the Student of Concern Case Team, and, since November 2020, Acting Vice-President, International and Student Affairs.
She has collaborated with faculty, staff, and students on research projects, most recently in the use of a mental health literacy intervention for post-secondary students (submitted for publication).
Comfort is succeeding Kim Meade, who served as Vice-President, International and Student Affairs from 2015 to 2020 and retired last fall.
Pringle-Carver is a respected marketing, communications, and public affairs professional and community leader.
Most recently, she held progressively senior leadership positions with Atlantic Lottery Corporation (ALC), in communications, stakeholder relations, and government relations. She was named Vice-President of External Affairs at ALC in 2018 and most recently served as Head, Brand and Communications.
Pringle-Carver succeeded Vice-President and alumna Gloria Jollymore (’77). Jollymore has been at Mount Allison for 25 years, the last 15 in the Vice-President’s role, and recently retired.