Xavier names first female board chair
By: Regina Wright ~Staff Writer~ Xavier University’s Board of Trustees unanimously elected Barbara J. Howard as its first chairwoman. Howard chaired the academic affairs committee of the board since 2006, in what President, Fr. Michael J. Graham, S.J. calls the “nerve center” of the university’s activity and decision-making. “And as we look forward to a new strategic plan, ‘The Xavier Way,’ for moving forward with the new core curriculum, for moving forward in many ways, so much of what’s going to be fundamental to us comes out of the agenda of the academic affairs committee,” Graham said. “So for Barb … Continue reading Xavier names first female board chair
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