NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- The College of New Rochelle announces new appointees to the College’s Board of Trustees, Dolores Castellano King and Anne Marie Nichol Hynes.
On announcing the appointment, Judith Huntington, president of The College of New Rochelle, said, “We are so pleased to welcome these impressive and accomplished women to our Board of Trustees. I am confident that they will be great resources for our Board and play an important role in guiding our strategic plan as we continue to transform the College to meet the needs of today’s students.”
King is the former chief executive officer and owner of William J. Hirten Company of Nw York City, one of the largest religious products and church goods suppliers in the world. She entered the family business in 1971 and through her finance and business experience, quadrupled its sales. She was the principal and sole owner of Hirten before selling it in 2008. King began her career in data processing at Mutual of New York, where she was hired after graduating with a bachelor's degree in economics from The College of New Rochelle in 1961. A committed alumna, she was an honoree at CNR’s 2012 Trustee Gala, King helped to establish the College’s Golf and Tennis Outing and has served on the CNR Campaign Steering Committee and the Corporate Foundation committee.
Hynes, president of The Hynes Foundation of Riverdale, entered the telecommunications field directly after college with a primary focus in corporate planning, in which she utilized mathematical techniques to analyze industry trends. In a mid-career shift addressing her developing interest in women’s issues, she pursued a law degree and currently works in the non-profit sector. Most recently, she has functioned as a pro-bono attorney with the Pace Women’s Justice Center (PWJC), engaged in representing domestic abuse victims. Hynes received her bachelor's degree in mathematics from the College of New Rochelle in 1971.
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