Kimberly C. Young has been named UMW’s executive director of continuing and professional studies, including new certificate opportunities and career development for working adults.
Young is focusing on expanding Mary Washington’s credit and noncredit programs for adults. She’s based at the Stafford campus, but courses will also be offered on the Fredericksburg and Dahlgren campuses and in the community.
Young has nearly 20 years’ experience in education, consulting, and marketing. She comes to the university from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, where she directed executive MBA programs and led a team in development, marketing, and delivery of programs serving adult learners.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in public policy studies from Duke University and a master of management degree and an MBA from Cornell University.