Women Who Rock: Mary E. Lyons

SD Metro -- SD METRO is proud to introduce Women Who Rock for 2012, a group of outstanding professionals who have made a name for themselves in their careers and are making significant contributions to our community.

Mary E. Lyons, Ph.D., became president of the University of San Diego in July, 2003. During her extensive career in education, Lyons has enjoyed rich and varied experiences as a teacher, professor and administrator. Before taking the helm at USD, Lyons was president of the College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph, Minn. Prior to this, she served as the president of the California Maritime Academy, a campus of the California State University in Vallejo. With this appointment Lyons was commissioned a rear admiral in the U.S. Maritine Service. (Full Story