Catherine Smylie McGehee became Head of Foxcroft School on July 1, 2014. Cathy has led efforts to adopt a new strategic plan and a revised campus master plan as well as to pass the School’s 10-year Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS) reaccreditation process. During her tenure, the School completed the $75 million Centennial Campaign, raising $79.900万美元用于住宅项目和捐赠. She has overseen a new branding initiative and the roll out of a new website. 主要的校园项目包括法院欢迎中心的开放, 建设两个草皮运动场, 整修四个宿舍, 还有新的教职工宿舍. Cathy has worked to update the School’s technological infrastructure, 包括扩大校园大部分区域的wifi, 以及开设创新实验室, 这是一个由学生设计的创客空间. 学术集中课程, 在凯茜担任校长期间发起的, 让学生专注于动物科学的学习, Global Studies, STEM, and the Arts.
Cathy is a member of the National Coalition of Girls’ Schools Board of Trustees, is Secretary of the Virginia Association of Independent Schools Board of Directors, 并担任VAIS认证委员会成员. In addition, Cathy has served as the chairperson for the VAIS Heads Conference Planning Committee and on the Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington Member Services Committee and the VAIS Strategic Visioning Committee. 在过去的四年里, 凯茜一直在推动“校长前进计划”, the National Coalition of Girls’ Schools online conversation and networking series that addresses timely topics such as school community and student safety. 她经常在独立学校会议上发表演讲, 包括寄宿学校协会, NCGS, and VAIS, 并在里士满大学任教. In May 2014, she received the Gibb Family Distinguished Alumni Award at the University of Richmond during the school’s commencement exercises.
凯西是土生土长的弗吉尼亚人，在此之前的19年里她一直在圣. 里士满的凯瑟琳学校, VA, 从2006年到2014年，她担任高级学校的主任. 在此之前，她是圣公会主席. Catherine's English Department (K-12) and taught English in the Upper School. 凯西还在伊甸草原教英语, Wayzata, and Burnsville, MN, 以及帕尔米拉的弗鲁万纳县高中, VA.
Cathy holds a Bachelor of Science in English from Vanderbilt University, 她还获得了皮博迪学院的教师证书. She earned her MA in English from the College of William and Mary and a Master of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Richmond. 她嫁给了博士. Read McGehee III是一位眼科医生，有两个女儿. Eliza, 范德比尔特大学的毕业生, 他在詹姆斯·麦迪逊大学获得了历史硕士学位, 在里士满的史都华学校教历史. Jane graduated from Davidson College with a degree in English and works in the publishing industry in New York City.