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Colonel Myron C. Harrington, Jr., USMC, Retired

Photo:  Colonel Myron C. Harrington, Jr.Background
Retired Marine officer and educational administrator, Colonel Harrington is experienced in the areas of strategic planning, fiscal oversight, leadership development, and accreditation policies and procedures, provides a generalist perspective to his board responsibilities. His many years as secretary to the board have provided him with an in-depth understanding and appreciation of the myriad of challenges facing The Citadel and higher education. Colonel Harrington’s command and staff experiences, his non-profit independent educational experience, and his Board of Visitors experience provide an excellent background for oversight of college policies, structure, and infrastructure needs and requirements.

Board Service

  • Elected as Vice Chair of The Citadel Board of Visitors, 2017
  • Board of Visitors, Secretary, 2006-2015
  • Elected member by The Citadel Alumni Association, 2015; term, 2015-2021

Citadel Activities and Affiliations

  • The Citadel Alumni Association, Life Member
  • The Citadel Brigadier Foundation, Member
  • The Citadel Foundation, Order of the Tartan

Other Board Affiliations and Community Service

  • Saint Albans Board of Advisors, Member
  • Charleston Museum, Board Member
  • Washington Light Infantry, Board Member
  • General Society of Colonial Wars, National Officer


  • B.A. History, The Citadel, 1960
  • M.P.A. Shippensburg, 1980
  • U.S. Army War College, 1980


  • Married to Ann
  • St. Philip’s Church, Member, Chalicer, and former Senior Warden
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