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SXU welcomes Dr. Laurie M. Joyner to campus as 20th appointed president


Today, Tuesday, January 3, Saint Xavier University (SXU) proudly welcomes Dr. Laurie M. Joyner to campus to start her tenure as the 20th appointed president. She brings extensive leadership experience to the University, having served as president of Wittenberg University and in multiple vice presidential and decanal roles at Rollins College. Prior to Rollins, Dr. Joyner served on the faculty and held administrative positions of increasing responsibility at Loyola University New Orleans. She holds a bachelor's degree in sociology from Loyola University, and master's and doctoral degrees in sociology from Tulane University.

"I am deeply honored to serve as the next president of Saint Xavier University," said Dr. Joyner. I am looking forward to working with such an extraordinary learning community to build upon the university's Mercy heritage and impressive 170-year history of providing high quality, person-centered education in Chicago."

Please join SXU in welcoming President Joyner to campus, as we look forward to her noteworthy leadership!