Christina Royal, President of Holyoke Community College, announces retirement next year

Christina Royal, the 4th president of Holyoke Community College’s 75-year history will retire following the 2022-2023 academic year on July 14, 2023, she announced. Royal began her career in January 2017 as the first woman, first openly gay, and first bi-racial person to serve as HCC president. In a message to the HCC community, she said, “It has been one of the greatest honors and privileges of my life to serve as the fourth president of this great institution.” She has no specific plans following her retirement and is not leaving for another job.

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