James E. Whelehan, president of McQuaid Jesuit High School in Rochester, has announced the appointment of veteran educator William A. Hobbs as principal, effective July 1.
Hobbs replaces Father Philip G. Judge, SJ, who was named president of Regis Jesuit High School in New York City last spring. Father Judge will continue as principal for the remainder of the year.
Hobbs spent seven years as a Jesuit before leaving the order, and then working at Regis. He attended Fordham University and graduated magna cum laude with a master’s degree in adolescent religious development. As a Jesuit, he held various positions at schools in Philadelphia; Baltimore and Towson, Md.; and in New York City. His experience includes teaching, counseling, professional development in media relations, communications and team-building. He also possesses expertise in adolescent male learning and the integration of technology into curriculum.