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Margaret Freije, Dean of the College Records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG14-00-17

Scope and Contents

This record group contains material relating to Margaret Freije during the time she was the Dean of the College, including biographical information, meeting minutes, programs, brochures, and reports. It is arranged in chronological order. Material dating to when Freije was Provost and Dean of the College may be found in RG13-02.


  • 1985-2016

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Biographical Note

Margaret Freije earned her bachelor's degree at Boston College and Ph.D. at Brown University. She came to Holy Cross in the fall of 1986. A specialist in arithmetic geometry, Freije has distinguished herself as a teacher, faculty member, and through her administrative contributions to the College. She was honored with the Holy Cross Distinguished Teaching Award in 1997 and was named a "Woman of Distinction" by the Girl Scouts in 2003. She has served on pivotal College committees, including the Social Concerns Committee and the First Year Program Committee. She has also been a faculty representative to the Trustee's Academic Affairs Committee. She served as Class Dean for the classes of 1999 and 2003, as Assistant Dean for Curriculum Management, as Associate Dean, as Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, before assuming her most recent administrative role as Provost and Dean of the College.

As Provost and Dean of the College, Dr. Freije provided leadership and day-to-day management for all facets of the academic life of the College. She also served as a member of the President’s Cabinet and played a role in setting strategic priorities for the College. She stepped down from this role at the end of the 2021-2022 academic year.


2.99 Cubic Feet (7 document boxes)

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See RG13-02 Provost and Dean of the College Records for materials pertaining to Freije's tenure as the Provost. After 2000, the Provost became the cheif academic officer of the College.

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