Holy Cross Names Its First Black Lay President

By John O. Harney

Vincent Rougeau

Comings and Goings …

The College of the Holy Cross chose Boston College Law School Dean Vincent Rougeau to be the first-ever Black and first-ever layperson to serve as president of the 178-year-old Jesuit college in Worcester, Mass. Rougeau will succeed the Rev. Philip Boroughs on July 1, who led Holy Cross for nine years.

Whitney Soule, senior vice president and dean of admissions and student aid at Bowdoin College, was named vice provost and dean of admissions at the University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1.


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