Dr. Lily S. Hsu named President of Labouré College
Becomes eighth President of Milton, MA nursing and healthcare education college
The Board of Directors of Labouré College today announced that Lily S. Hsu, Ed.D. has been named as the College’s eighth president.
Dr. Hsu is an experienced academic leader and educator having most recently served as provost at Johnson & Wales University where she was responsible for strategic leadership and academic programming across four campuses. Hsu has served as a vice chair of Labouré College’s Board of Directors since 2016. During this time, Dr. Hsu also served as Chair of the Academic and Student Affairs Committee.
“Having worked closely on the board with Dr. Hsu, we know that she shares our commitment to the mission of Labouré and the hardworking and determined students we serve,” said board Chairman Damien DeVasto. “Labouré has an extraordinary 127-year tradition of exceptional healthcare education in the Boston area and online across the country. Lily is an experienced and caring visionary that will guide Labouré into our next phase of prominence in healthcare education and training.”
Before joining Johnson & Wales, Dr. Hsu was the associate provost at MCPHS University. Throughout her career she has promoted excellence in teaching and learning. She strives to create cultures of continuous improvement, innovation, and positive relationships between faculty, staff, and students. She has considerable expertise in academic program development, particularly in healthcare professional program development, and she has led departments in nursing, medical imaging, and radiation therapy. She is a former Commissioner for the New England Commission for Higher Education (NECHE).
“I am honored to have been selected by my colleagues to be the next president,” Dr. Hsu said. “The Labouré student is impressive and determined and I am looking forward to helping them reach their goals of careers in caring for others. Labouré is truly educating the diverse healthcare workforce of the future and I am grateful to be part of this great legacy.”
Dr. Hsu holds an Ed.D. from Teacher’s College Columbia University in Health and Behavioral Studies and Nutrition Education and a M.S. and B.A. from the Pennsylvania State University.