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.
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.
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