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Seamus Carey Seamus Carey, Ph.D.,
Ninth President of Iona College

Seamus Carey, a Leading Academic, Named as Iona College’s Ninth President

Seamus Carey, Ph.D., a national leader in higher education, who has been vocal on the relevance and importance of a liberal arts education, will become Iona College’s ninth president, beginning July 1, 2019, announced James P. Hynes, chairman of the Board of Trustees of Iona College. Carey will succeed Joseph E. Nyre, Ph.D., Iona’s first lay president, who has led the College since 2011, during a time of unprecedented growth.