Mary Pat Seurkamp, Ph.D.
Higher Education Practice Lead
Mary Pat Seurkamp, joined Yaffe & Company in 2013 as a Senior Consultant and is also a Founding Partner of MPK&D. Mary Pat was appointed president of Notre Dame of Maryland University in 1997 and was named president emerita when she retired July 2012. She now serves as senior advisor and director for the CIC New Presidents Program, and also is engaged in other consulting activities in higher education.
Before her arrival at Notre Dame, Mary Pat served at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, New York for 21 years. Mary Pat has served on a number of Boards including chair of the Board of the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC), chair of the Maryland Independent College and University Association, and Board and Executive Committee of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities.
Mary Pat is a magna cum laude graduate of Webster University with a B.A. in psychology, holds an M.A. in counseling from Washington University, and a Ph.D. in higher education from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
She and her husband reside in Maryland.