Barry University in Miami Shores, FL, has announced the appointment of Dr. Mike Allen as its new president. Dr. Allen will become the first man and lay person to lead Barry University since its founding in 1940. He succeeds Sister Linda Bevilacqua, OP, Ph.D., who has served as Barry’s president since 2004 and will become President Emerita effective July 1. Dr. Allen is the current Vice President of Student Affairs at Catholic University where he also served for eight years as the associate vice president and director of athletics at Catholic University. Dr. Allen earned a Bachelor of Arts from Trinity College and a Master of Arts and Ph.D. from the School of Education at the University of Connecticut. Read more here.