Leona A. Sevick, Ph.D.
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Dr. Leona Sevick joined Bridgewater College on July 1, 2016. She came to the College from Mount St. Mary’s University in Maryland, where she served as Associate Provost and Associate Professor of English. During her nine years at Mount St. Mary’s, she directed and helped design the university’s core curriculum, developed and implemented successful student retention programming and played a central role in the university’s successful bid for reaccreditation.
Prior to joining Mount St. Mary’s, Sevick served as Assistant Academic Dean and Assistant Professor of English at Notre Dame of Maryland University. She also taught for seven years at McDaniel College.
Sevick has a Ph.D. and an M.A. in English language and literature from the University of Maryland. She received her bachelor’s in English from McDaniel College.
A prolific writer, Dr. Sevick is an award-winning poet and is a member of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs and Phi Beta Kappa.