Dr. Julia M. McNamara, Albertus Magnus president for 34 years, will retire on June 30, 2016

A message from Joseph R. Crespo, Chair of the Board of Trustees

As chair of the College’s Board of Trustees, I write to inform you that President Julia M. McNamara has made the decision to retire on June 30, 2016. Dr. McNamara has made countless contributions and she has truly impacted our entire community. Her legacy of growth and leadership is a blessing for Albertus. Dr. McNamara will be available to the campus and assist with the transition for the new president for a year following her retirement.

The Board of Trustees at its September 18 meeting voted to confer on her the honorary title of president emerita.

Dr. McNamara joined the College as a faculty member while pursuing and completing doctoral studies in French Literature at Yale University, and later became dean of students at Albertus. She has been an inspiration to the entire Albertus community and to the many organizations she has served over the years in the Greater New Haven community and beyond. Her commitment, leadership and dedication to this College and its mission of service have impacted the lives of thousands of students and their families. Continue reading here...


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