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St. Francis University selects new president
By: WJAC Web Staff
HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. -- The Board of Trustees of Saint Francis University in Loretto has elected a new president to oversee the school.
In a release issued by the Franciscan Friars of the Third Order Regular, the university selected on Monday Rev. Malachi Van Tassel, T.O.R., as president-elect of the school.
Fr. Malachi will assume the duties of president at the end of the 2013-2014 academic year when President Gabriel Zeis, T.O.R., term ends, the release said.
On Jan. 6 an official announcement of Fr. Malachis election to the presidency of the university will be made, the release said.
The time between Fr. Malachis election and his taking office will be a time of transition for him and the university, the release said.