Boston College High School Boston, MA

Boston College High School has named Grace Cotter Regan as its next president, effective January 1, 2018.

Regan joins BC High from Saint Mary’s High School in Lynn, Massachusetts where she has served as Head of School since 2012. Regan brings a wealth of educational experience grounded in the Jesuit and Catholic tradition. Prior to St. Mary’s, Regan served as the Executive Director of Advancement for the New England Province of Jesuits and the Boston College Alumni Association. At the New England Province, she was also the Provincial Assistant for Advancement. Regan has also served in leadership roles on a national level with the United States Jesuit Conference and the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities.

Regan has a strong legacy at BC High. Her father was the late Jim Cotter, the legendary BC High football coach. Her father-in-law, the late James Regan, was class of 1934 and her sons, Bartley and Luke Regan, are both alumni.

Regan holds master’s degrees in pastoral ministry, student affairs and higher education administration from Boston College and the University of Vermont. She has completed Catholic leadership development programs at Boston College’s Lynch School and the University of Notre Dame.

Read the full press release here.

Sheryl Ash and John Isaacson led this search with Greg Esposito.