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Dr. Mary Cullinan's Biography

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Mary Cullinan, PhD
26th PresidentDr. Mary Cullinan
Eastern Washington University

Dr. Mary Cullinan has served as the 26th President of Eastern Washington University since 2014. Prior to coming to Washington, she served for eight years as President of Southern Oregon University and for three years as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Stephen F. Austin State University in Texas. From 1981 until 2003, Dr. Cullinan served in faculty and administrative positions at California State University, Hayward (now CSU East Bay) and California State University, Stanislaus.  

In her first years at Eastern Washington University, President Cullinan is focused on creating stronger pathways for students through powerful collaboration with schools and community colleges, effective advising, mentoring, innovative curricula, and partnerships with local businesses and organizations. She is committed to ensuring that EWU truly meets the needs of students and the communities served by the university.  

During her years at Southern Oregon University, Dr. Cullinan worked with academic leadership to create innovative academic programs that respond to workforce needs and student interests; she also led the effort to create an Honors College, with each student fully funded and paired with a community mentor. In a partnership between SOU and Rogue Community College, Dr. Cullinan provided leadership in planning the first LEED Platinum building in southern Oregon. She also helped to develop a public-private partnership for a LEED Gold university residence and dining hall, the largest building project ever in Ashland, Oregon.  

Dr. Cullinan received her B.A. magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and her M.A. and Ph.D. in English Literature from the University of Wisconsin.  She is the author of books on business communication and a biography of Scottish author Susan Ferrier. She co-edited an anthology, American Women Writers: Diverse Voices in Prose Since 1845.  

Dr. Cullinan currently serves on the Board of Directors of Washington Campus Compact, Spokane STEM, University District Development Association, Greater Spokane Incorporated, and the Washington State Institute for Public Policy. She currently chairs the Big Sky Conference presidents' group.

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