Kevin McDonald Elected to The Strong's Board of Trustees

The Strong News Release
One Manhattan Square Rochester, NY 14607 585-263-2700

April 8, 2015

For Immediate Release

Shane Rhinewald, 585-410-6365,

Kim Della Porta, 585-410-6325,

Kevin McDonald Elected to
The Strong’s Board of Trustees

The Strong® is pleased to announce that Kevin McDonald, J.D., EdD, vice president and associate provost for diversity and inclusion at Rochester Institute of Technology, has been elected to its board of trustees. McDonald leads the university’s diversity initiatives, specifically on broad issues of recruitment, retention, and engagement of diverse faculty, staff, and students. Prior to joining Rochester Institute of Technology, McDonald served at Virginia Tech, Johns Hopkins University, and the University of Maryland, College Park.

McDonald holds a doctorate in education from the University of Rochester and a degree in law from The Ohio State University. He lives with his wife and two children in Brighton.

About The Strong

The Strong is the only collections-based museum in the world devoted solely to play. It is home to the International Center for the History of Electronic Games, the National Toy Hall of Fame, the World Video Game Hall of Fame, the Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play, Woodbury School, and the American Journal of Play and houses the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection of historical materials related to play. Known widely as the nation’s museum of play, The Strong blends the best features of both history museums (extensive collections) and children’s museums (high interactivity) to explore the ways in which play encourages learning, creativity, and discovery and illuminates cultural history.