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Welcome to the Inaugural Website of Judith Huntington,
the Thirteenth President of The College of New Rochelle. Judith Huntington, The Thirteenth President of The College of New Rochelle. President Huntington’s experience includes more than 20 years in the financial arena, working with not-for-profits and specializing in higher education. A strong financial leader, Judith Huntington led The College of New Rochelle through the country’s recent economic challenges as the Vice President for Financial Affairs. During her tenure as Vice President, she amassed an impressive list of accomplishments which include overseeing the construction of the College’s $28 million Wellness Center, maintaining a BBB rating from Moody’s Investor Services, and improving the College’s financial outlook through conservative spending and investment. Judith Huntington was officially inaugurated on October 14, 2011 as the 13th president of The College of New Rochelle, at the Inaugural Ceremony held at The Wellness Center on the New Rochelle campus. The Inaugural Ceremony was attended by hundreds of faculty, alumni, staff, students and leaders from the educational, business and political community. The Inaugural Liturgy on October 13, 2011, was an opportunity for students, faculty and staff, alumnae/i, and friends of The College of New Rochelle to gather in prayer for Judith Huntington, who was formally installed as the 13th President of the College the next day.
The College’s long history was highlighted in the liturgy, through the use of a chalice which was given to the Foundress of the College, Mother Irene Gill, O.S.U., in 1929, and recently restored for use on this momentous occasion. The chalice was given by Mary Crittenden Henry (1879-1938), a supporter of the Ursuline Sisters throughout her life.
An Inaugural Dinner reception was held at Glen Island Harbour Club on October 13, 2011, for special friends of the College. 
During the event, President Judith Huntington gave an update on the College's positive financial results and thanked those gathered for their continued support.
At the Inaugural Dinner, President Huntington with husband Brad, daughter Amanda, and son Bradley. President Huntington poses with family members. Talking with students in Leland Castle Parlors. With the College's Executive Team at the Trustees Gala in April 2011:  Top row (l.-r.): Keith Borge, Vice President for Financial Affairs; Colette Geary, Vice President for Student Services; Brenna Mayer, Vice President for College Advancement; Ellen Curry Damato, Executive Vice President. Bottom row (l.-r.):  Joan Bailey, Vice President for Mission & Identity; Judith Huntington, President; Dorothy Escribano, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. At The College's of New Rochelle's 2010 Commencement with CNR Board of Trustees Chair Michael N. Ambler (l.), and His Excellency, Timothy Michael Dolan, Archbishop of New York.Meeting new students at the Freshman Barbeque. With Camillle Romita SNR'75, GS'88 (l.) and former CNR Trustee Carla Romita at the President's Circle Reception. At Hearst's New York headquarters with Bridget Foley SAS'78 (l.), and Valerie Salembier SNR’73, Senior VP, Publisher & Chief Revenue Officer of Harper's Bazaar Magazine. Visiting with Professor Michael Quinn (l.) and his Communication Studies class on the set of Gods Behaving Badly. A scene from the film
 was recently filmed in The Wellness Center's swimming pool and director Marc Turtletaub (c.) took a break from the production schedule to meet with CNR students.With Vice President for Mission & Identity Joan Bailey (l.) and CNR Trustee Fr. Leo J. O'Donovan, S.J., President Emeritus of Georgetown University. At Alumnae/i College with Rosa Puleo Napoleone SAS'75 (l.) and Mary Sommer Sandak SAS'71. On September 22, 2011, President Judith Huntington and CNR Community members traveled to St. Joseph’s Seminary in Yonkers, NY to honor His Excellency, Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan at a festive dinner held for Seminary benefactors and friends. Pictured here (l.-r.): President Judith Huntington, Archbishop Dolan, and Rev. J. Joseph Flynn, OFM Cap., College Chaplain at The College of New Rochelle.