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Brigid Driscoll, Ph.D.

Program Manager

Brigid Driscoll, Ph.D. is a consultant to Beacon Institute, having been appointed to the position by Governor George Pataki in 2000. She chaired the advisory committee that developed the initial strategic plan for the Institute and subsequently served on the site selection task force that identified Beacon, NY, as home to its main office and campus.

In 1999, Dr. Driscoll retired from the post of President of Marymount College at Tarrytown after serving in that position for 20 years; prior to that she was a member of the College’s mathematics faculty.

Dr. Driscoll has been a board member of several colleges and is currently serving as a trustee of Marymount University in Arlington, VA. She served on Governor-elect Pataki’s transition team and was appointed by Governor Cuomo to serve on his task force for closing the General Motors Plant in Sleepy Hollow, NY. The State of New York Division for Women conferred on her the Governor’s Award for Excellence, and the Sleepy Hollow Chamber of Commerce its special award for Community Service.

 Dr. Driscoll holds a master's degree in mathematics from Catholic University of America and a doctoral degree from The City University of New York. She has been awarded five honorary doctorates.