People Watch: University of Dallas hires new president

By: | March 19, 2019
Thomas S. Hibbs will be the first alum to lead Dallas’ Roman Catholic university.Thomas S. Hibbs will be the first alum to lead Dallas’ Roman Catholic university.

Trustees for the University of Dallas have selected a new president who will be the first alum to lead the school. Thomas S. Hibbs, who earned both his bachelor’s and master’s at the Roman Catholic university, is currently dean of the Honors College at Baylor University in Texas. Read more.

In other people news:

Barry University’s board of trustees has named Mike Allen the Florida university’s seventh president. He served previously as vice president for student affairs at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. Read more.

William “Rick” Singer, the accused “mastermind” of the college admissions scandal, said he had the inside scoop on getting into college, and anyone could get in on it with his book, Getting In: Gaining Admission To Your College of Choice. Read more.