The College of Mount St. Joseph proudly celebrates each milestone that has shaped us into a well-regarded college offering high-quality academics, hands-on experiential learning and personalized attention.

With the help of the Sisters of Charity, alumni and the community, the Mount has grown from 20 students in 1920 to over 2,300 students today. We look forward to the next 100 years of milestones at the Mount.

2020

Looking ahead to our centennial year, the Vision 2020 Planning Task Force has been established to engage faculty, staff, alumni, students, trustees, Sisters of Charity, and the community in a collaborative process to create the Mount’s next strategic plan. We look forward to the next 100 years at the Mount.

2012

Celebrating 10 years of the Master of Science in Organizational Leadership (MSOL) program, 20 years of the Honors Program, 25 years of the Master of Arts in Religious Studies program, 30 years of Cooperative Education and Project EXCEL, over 40 years of competitive athletics, and 50 years of the current campus.

2002

The College celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati.

1987

Francis Marie Thrailkill, O.S.U., is named the Mount’s fifth president.

1986

The College becomes fully coeducational. Alumnae Association changes to Alumni Association.

1977

Jean Patrice Harrington, SC, is named the College’s fourth president. The Weekend College is established to offer degree programs to men and women.

1973

Dr. Robert Wolverton is named the Mount’s third president.

1970

The Mount celebrates its Golden Anniversary. Enrollment passes 1,200. New programs are introduced in religious education and fine arts.

1967

Adele Clifford, SC, is named the Mount’s second president. She serves until 1972.

1962

The new campus opens on a 75-acre tract at the corner of Neeb and Delhi roads in Cincinnati with nine major buildings constructed around a central quad. A donation from alumni, local businesses and friends help finance construction costs totaling $15 million.