St. Thomas gets first lay president

Minnesota's University of St. Thomas appointed its first female and first lay president in its history.

From the Star Tribune:

Breaking with a nearly century old-tradition, University of St. Thomas Board of Trustees members Thursday appointed a woman and non-cleric as the Catholic school's new president.

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Julie Sullivan, executive vice president and provost at the University of San Diego, also a Catholic university, is the first female and lay president in St. Thomas' history.

Read the full story at the Star Tribune.


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