Marybeth Carty ’96 (Santa Barbara, BA) was appointed executive director of The Natalie Orfalea Foundation. Carty was previously corporate philanthropy programs for Venoco, Inc. and served as an administrator for Carpinteria Unified School District’s grant funded programs.
Dr. Harriet Schwartz ’09 (GSLC, PhD) served as the keynote speaker for the Cedar Crest College summer 2022 faculty development day. With Relational Cultural Theory as a foundation, Schwartz presented her work on relational teaching. In addition, she engaged the faculty in dialogue regarding authenticity, role, and relational clarity in the teaching space. Schwartz is a Professor of Relational Practice and Higher Education in the Graduate School of Leadership and Change.