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A Century of Saints

Sister Mary Richard Boo '51


Sister Mary Richard BooSister Mary Richard served as president of the College from 1967-1971, a period of significant change. Construction of the Science Center was completed in 1969, the same year the College officially became co-educational. President Boo also facilitated the evolution of Lay Advisory Board into the Board of Trustees, which held greater responsibility in the College's governance. After her presidency, Sister Mary Richard returned to the English Department, where she continued to teach until her retirement in 1994, two years after her book "House of Stone" was published. She was primary author of the Centennial History of the College, "For the Love of Learning," published in 2011.


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