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Video: How Spring Arrives at Holy Cross

We don’t play favorites, but April and May rank pretty high among the 12 months here on Mount St. James. Trees bloom in pale pink and white, in....

Holy Cross Names New Vice President of Administration and Finance

Following a national search, Dorothy A. Hauver has been named vice president of administration and finance at the College of the Holy Cross.  The....

Public Interest Lawyer Bryan Stevenson to Deliver 2015 Commencement Address at Holy Cross

Stevenson and three others — Ella Baff, longtime director of Jacob’s Pillow international dance festival; Kevin Condron ’67, former Holy Cross board chair and community leader; and Worcester physician Richard Sacra, who contracted Ebola while caring for those stricken in Liberia — will also receive honorary degrees

Bryan A. Stevenson, founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) in Montgomery, Ala., will receive an honorary degree from....

Diller Scofidio + Renfro Selected to Design New Performing Arts Center at Holy Cross

The College of the Holy Cross announced today that its new performing arts center, funded in part by a record-setting gift from alumnus Cornelius B.....

Michael Lochhead Named Executive Vice President at Boston College

Michael J. Lochhead, vice president of administration and finance at Holy Cross since 2004, will become the executive vice president  at Boston....

Holy Cross Names Margaret Freije Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean

Following an extensive national search, Margaret N. Freije, Ph.D., has been named vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College of the....

Noted Author and Essayist Anne Fadiman to Deliver Commencement Address at Holy Cross

Anne Fadiman, acclaimed author, essayist, and teacher, will receive an honorary degree from the College of the Holy Cross and address this year’s....

In Memoriam: Rev. John E. Brooks, S.J. ’49, 1923-2012

Rev. John E. Brooks, S.J., the longest serving president of the College of the Holy Cross, died on Monday, July 2, 2012, at UMass Memorial....

Holy Cross Names Tracy Barlok Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations

Tracy W. Barlok has been appointed the new vice president for development and alumni relations at the College of the Holy Cross. She will assume her....

In Memoriam: Frederick J. Murphy, Professor of Religious Studies

Professor Frederick J. (Rick) Murphy, a faculty member in the religious studies department at Holy Cross since 1983, passed away on Tuesday, Sept.....
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Holy Cross Accounting Program Ranks No. 3 in Massachusetts

Accounting Degree Review

The College of the Holy Cross’ accounting program ranks No. 3 in Accounting Degree Review’s “Top 10 Undergraduate Accounting Programs in....


‘Women in Business conference: Holy Cross alumna at Vanity Fair says degree is key to success’

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“Earning a liberal arts degree is the smartest thing a person can do to become successful in the business world,” said Aimee Bell ’88....


Economist Magazine Places Holy Cross in Top 3 Percent of ‘Best Value’ Ranking

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The College of the Holy Cross is No. 36 among 1300 public and private institutions reviewed by the Economist in its first-ever best value rankings,....