Presidential Transition
Called back home to serve
Stacy Horner ’96 Young returns to Manchester as its 16th president
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ollowing a comprehensive national search, the Manchester University Board of Trustees on Monday, May 1 unanimously approved the appointment of Stacy Horner ’96 Young, Ph.D., as the 16th president of Manchester University, effective July 1.

Serving students in higher education for more than 24 years, with a broad array of experiences, Young is president of Montcalm Community College in Sidney, Michigan.

“I feel like I’m being called back home to serve,” Young said before being introduced to students and employees in North Manchester and Fort Wayne.

“I never dreamed I would have an opportunity to lead the institution that started my passion for higher education. Manchester truly changed my life,” Young said.

Learn more about Dr. Young and send her a personal note at Manchester’s welcome page.

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Stacey Horner ’96 Young, Ph.D. was introduced as Manchester’s 16th president May 1 at events in Fort Wayne and North Manchester.
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