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University Leadership

Our Motto: Carpe Diem, Latin for "Seize the Day"

Bay Path's leadership is responsible for overseeing the strategic vision, as well as the fiscal health and operational integrity of the University.

Bay Path's President and Leadership

Sandra J. Doran, JD was unanimously elected by Bay Path University’s board of trustees to be the university’s sixth president. She began her tenure on June 30, 2020.

Shannon McCarty, PhD, is the vice president for academic affairs. In this role, Dr. McCarty is responsible for creating a shared vision that fosters innovation in an environment of collegiality and cooperation; developing a sustainable business and educational model that strengthens the fiscal health of the institution, building on existing assets in response to changes in the macro-environment; championing diversity equity and inclusion at the policy and curricular level to create a welcoming environment for all students, faculty and staff; and ensuring alignment of curricular content and modalities with student and workforce needs. 

Frank J. Rojas, PhD, is the vice president for enrollment marketing. In this role, Dr. Rojas will oversee many duties, including creating and driving the strategic vision for enrollment; overseeing all aspects of enrollment operations; executing a comprehensive enrollment plan; and identifying and employing strategies that clearly demonstrate the University’s value proposition and align with institutional goals.


The 30-member Board of Trustees, part of the governing body of the University, meets three times a year and is comprised of a chair, vice-chair, and several committee members. Their expertise and counsel are valuable in successfully implementing Bay Path's strategic vision.