Friends of the School of Education

Members of the Friends of the School of Education include alumni and faculty of Salem State University. The friends organization, established in 1994, has a deep appreciation for the founding of the university as an institution dedicated to the training of teachers. 

The goals of the friends organization are to:

  • Join alumni with one another and the university; 
  • Create opportunities for both alumni and students;
  • Recognize outstanding contributions to education;
  • Advocate strongly for education in the Commonwealth;
  • Develop ways to financially support special projects or programs for the School of Education; and
  • Serve as a resource for mentoring, networking and professional development.

Board of Directors

  • Andrea Liftman '75G, president
  • Carla Guarnier '75, vice president
  • Julie Murray '99, treasurer
  • Patricia M. Libby '71, secretary
  • Marilyn E. Flaherty '54 historian

Board Members

  • Erik J. Champy '89, '94G
  • Jacqueline M. Coogan '70
  • Rosemarie Theberge
  • Marilyn E. Flaherty '54  
  • Dorothy M. Foley '48  
  • Joseph Greenberg '66
  • Kristin Howell '02
  • Sheila P. Kearney '54, '67G
  • Edna A. Mauriello '44
  • Cynthia A. McFarlane '59
  • Jane Murphy '00
  • Jo-Anne Murphy '77G
  • Ellen Nichols '76, '94G
  • Jackie Rapisardi '76G
  • Merle Schell '03G
  • Rudolph Weekes '96  
  • Joanne Wortman '96G