The University of Saint Joseph's (USJ) Board of Trustees has announced that current Trustee, Day Pitney partner Elizabeth Barton, has been elected to serve as Chair of the Board for a term that will run from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2020.
As noted in the USJ press release, current Board of Trustees Chairman E. Clayton "Skip" Gengras Jr. said "…I want to thank the University of Saint Joseph Board of Trustees for its trust in my leadership over the years and in its selection of a very capable, dedicated, and focused new chair, Beth Barton."
Barton currently serves on the Academic Affairs and Audit and Risk Management Committees of the Board. She was a member of the 2014 Presidential Search Committee that brought Rhona Free, USJ's current president, to campus.
The University of Saint Joseph (USJ) offers a wide range of coeducational undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs that combine a professional and liberal arts education with opportunities for mentored research, community service, clinical field work, and internships. Programs are taught on the University's two campuses in West Hartford and Hartford, Connecticut; at off-campus locations throughout the state; and online. Founded in 1932 by the Sisters of Mercy, the University of Saint Joseph offers degrees with value and values.