Benedictine University Named Joseph J. Foy, Ph.D. as its 13th President

Joseph J. Foy, Ph.D. was named the 13th president of Benedictine University by its Board of Trustees. He was unanimously approved by the board. Foy, whose term began July 24, 2023, was Interim President and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Alverno College in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Foy was chosen from a field of national candidates to succeed Charles Gregory, who will retired in August 2023. Gregory’s retirement will mark the end of a brilliant 51-year career in higher education, including 25 years at Benedictine, four years as University President.


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