Keystone College has named Adrienne Mellott, Ed.D. as its new chief retention officer.
Dr. Mellott previously served as an assistant professor and sport and recreation management program director at Keystone and will continue to teach courses on a part-time basis through the spring semester.
Dr. Mellott brings leadership and advising experience to her new position. She served as the president of the Keystone College Alumni Association Board. She also served as Keystone’s assistant director of admissions. Dr. Mellott received a bachelor’s degree from Keystone in sport and recreation management and business, and a master’s degree in sport leadership and management, also from Keystone. She received her doctorate in education from Maryville University, with a dissertation focusing on student retention.
With the lowest tuition of any private college in Northeastern Pennsylvania, Keystone offers more than 40 different undergraduate and graduate degree options in liberal arts and science-based programs in business, communications, education, natural science, environmental science, and social sciences. Located 15 minutes from Scranton, Pa. and two hours from New York City and Philadelphia, Keystone is known for small class sizes and individual attention focused on student success through internships, research, and community involvement.