Presidential Transition

COLLEEN M. HANYCZ, PhD, TO SERVE AS 35th PRESIDENT OF XAVIER UNIVERSITY

Colleen M. Hanycz, PhD, will serve as the 35th President of Xavier University, starting July 1, 2021. After a comprehensive search including a deep, talented and diverse pool of candidates, Dr. Hanycz’s leadership, academic credentials, character and commitment to Catholic higher education highlight her ability to serve as our next president and lead Xavier into the future.

MEET COLLEEN HANYCZ, PhD

Dr. Hanycz currently serves as President of La Salle University in Philadelphia, a Lasallian, Catholic university.


About Dr. Hanycz

Announcement from Board Chair

After a comprehensive search including a deep, talented and diverse pool of candidates, Dr. Hanycz’s leadership, academic credentials, character and commitment to Catholic higher education highlight her ability to serve as our next president and lead Xavier into the future.


Read Mr. Caponi’s complete announcement

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