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Michael Semenza


Vice President University Relations
Salve Regina University
100 Ochre Point Avenue
Newport, Rhode Island 02840

As Vice President for University Relations, Michael Semenza represents Salve Regina in areas of community, government, foundation/corporate and civic partnerships. In his work at the University over more than 30 years, he has been intricately involved in various aspects of the preservation, stewardship, adaptive reuse, and development of the historic campus. Working in partnerships with the J. Paul Getty Trust heritage campus program, Save America’s Treasures, the RI Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission, the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Victorian Society in America and others, the University is an example of careful and successful ‘adaptation’ for vibrant educational and community use.