William J. Farrell

April 9th, 2010 by Bridget

1984—1992

farrellDr. Farrell was educated at Marquette University and the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He was Associate Vice President for Educational Development and Research at the University of Iowa before coming to Plymouth State.  He also served on the faculty of the University of Chicago, the University of California-Berkeley, and Marquette University.

He served as Chancellor of the University System of New Hampshire from 1992-2000 and as President of Rivier College in Manchester from 2001 to 2011, the first male, and the first lay person to serve in that capacity in Rivier’s history.

from Plymouth-Where My Viewpoints Crossed, by Jim Hogan; and advancement publications

 

In Plymouth Magazine

Example Image

PEOPLE FIRST: The Presidency of Sara Jayne Steen

In her introductory remarks for her first Faculty Day on August 23, 2006, President Steen said, “PSU’s future is something we’ll shape together.” What follows are just some of the many initiatives launched and nurtured during her presidency, as told by the people who worked with her to shape them.

Example Image

Ut Prosim: Burton for Certain

Ray Burton ’62 lived all his years in the North Country of New Hampshire. Few elected officials have ever understood the lifestyle and character of their constituents as well as he did or have known so many of them by name. On December 14, 2013, hundreds of Burton’s fellow citizens joined dozens of past and […]

Example Image

A Winning Team

Zara Jakubas ’16 and her sister Sunny ’18 grew up in Califon, New Jersey, a small Victorian-style town of just over 1,000 residents. It’s here that the two sisters took up tennis…