Mary Harper Hagan
Chief Human Resources Officer
As the University’s Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), Mary Harper Hagan is focused on enhancing organizational effectiveness through initiatives that support the recruitment, development, and retention of talented and diverse employees. Ms. Harper Hagan joined SGU in 2016 after nearly 17 years with St. John’s University in Queens, NY, where she served as Senior Vice President for Human Resources and Public Safety for all campuses and had previously led the Strategic Planning and Institutional Research functions for 12 years. Prior to that, she was the Vice President and Human Resources Executive for Small Business Financial Services at JP Morgan Chase and held various human resources leadership positions during her 15-year tenure. Ms. Harper Hagan is a graduate of Trinity Washington University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in English literature.