Woodbury University has announced its 13th president, Luis Ma. R. Calingo, who succeeds retiring Kenneth R. Nielsen.
Calingo, who will be officially installed during an inauguration ceremony in October, hails from
He previously served as dean of the Boler School of Business at
In statement released by the 128-year-old university today, Calingo said he was honored to work for a place "that believes the best way to predict your future is to create it."
"I am honored to lead Woodbury and to work with students, faculty, staff, and the community to honor this institution's rich tradition of transforming lives through education, while embracing the many opportunities of tomorrow," he said.
Nielsen is retiring after 16 years at the helm.
In a separate announcement posted on the university's website, Board of Trustees Chairman Robert W. Kummer, Jr. said Calingo would "build on the strong foundation and remarkable achievements" made under the "outstanding leadership and vision" Nielsen.
-- Jason Wells, Times Community News