Dr. Barbara McDonald
The posted an editorial about Dr. Barbara McDonald, just in time for the College's inauguration celebration.
Dr. McDonald's formal installation ceremony as the 13th president of the College will be on Monday, Feb. 10. Visit or for a live stream of the event.
McDonald began her duties as St. Scholastica's president on Aug. 5, 2019, after retiring from the Minnesota State higher education system. She came to St. Scholastica from North Hennepin Community College in Brooklyn Park, MN, where she had served as president since 2015.
The inauguration's organizers are taking steps to make the inauguration reception a zero-waste event. It will feature locally sourced food and beverages and single-stream compostable plates, flatware and drinking glasses.
The date of President McDonald's inauguration coincides with the Feast of St. Scholastica, a celebration of the College's namesake.