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Westfield State’s appointment of Dr. Linda Thompson as its 21st president approved by Mass. BHE

Westfield State University’s selection of higher education and public policy leader Linda Thompson, DrPH, to serve as the University’s 21st president was approved by the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education on May 18. Thompson is slated to begin her presidency July 1, 2021. 

“We thank the Board of Higher Education for its swift approval to endorse our selection on April 28 of Dr. Thompson to serve as the Westfield State’s next leader,” said Westfield State University Board of Trustees Chair Kevin Queenin. 

Headshot of Linda Thompson