Antoinette Hays, Ph.D. '90 named president of Regis College

Regis College Trustees have announced that Antoinette M. Hays, R.N., Ph.D., will become the 10th president of the college, succeeding Mary Jane England, M.D., who is stepping down at the end of June after a decade of service. Hays, currently dean of the Regis School of Nursing, Science and Health Professions, will assume her presidential responsibilities on July 1.

Hays received her doctorate from the Heller School at Brandeis University in 1990, with a dissertation on health policy and aging. She received her M.S. from Boston University in 1978 and her B.S. in nursing from Boston College in 1974. She has a background in fine arts as well as medicine and liberal arts and has cultivated interdisciplinary connections among the arts and sciences. 

Regis College is a Catholic co-educational community that prepares undergraduate, graduate and continuing education students for engagement and service in a changing world. In the School of Liberal Arts, Education and Social Sciences and the School of Nursing, Sciences and Health Professions, approximately 1,600 students are enrolled in 17 undergraduate majors, 30 minors, 10 interdisciplinary pathways toward professional success, and master's degree programs in education, communication, health administration, health product regulation, and nursing, and a doctoral program in nursing practice.


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