The First Woman President of Babson College

Kerry HealeyBabson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, has announced that Kerry Healey, the former lieutenant governor of Massachusetts, will become the 13th president of the college. When she takes office in July, Dr. Healey will be the first woman to lead Babson College in its nearly 100-year history.

Dr. Healey served as lieutenant governor in the administration of Mitt Romney from 2003 to 2007. Prior to her political career she taught at Rutgers University, Endicott College, and the University of Massachusetts at Lowell. After finishing her term as lieutenant governor, Dr. Healey was named a fellow at the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government’s Institute of Politics. She then served on the Executive Committee of the Public-Private Partnership for Justice Reform in Afghanistan.

Dr. Healey is a graduate of Harvard University. Then, as a Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholar, she earned a Ph.D. at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland.

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