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Carrie E. Glass Joins Xavier University of Louisiana as the New Director of Financial Aid

Sarasota, FL – Blue Rock Search is proud to have partnered with Xavier University of Louisiana to place Carrie E. Glass, M.Ed., as the institution’s new Director of Financial Aid.

Xavier University

Xavier University of Louisiana is a private, Catholic HBCU in New Orleans, Louisiana. Founded in 1925 by Sister Katharine Drexel, this prestigious institution is the nation’s only Catholic HBCU, the first Catholic university to be founded by a saint, and the first Catholic university to accept students regardless of gender. Today, it is highly ranked as one of the nation’s top HBCUs with nearly 50 unique majors, including nationally recognized programs in the sciences and pre-medical majors.


Before joining Xavier University of Louisiana, Glass served as the Executive Director of Student Financial Assistance and Employment at the University of Miami. Glass has previously served as the Director of Financial Aid for multiple other academic institutions, as well as other leadership roles in higher education finance. She brings nearly three decades of experience in higher education, student assistance, and financial aid, with a history of excellence in recruitment and retention, student financial awareness, and student empowerment.


Ruben Moreno, Higher Education Practice Leader and Founding Partner of Blue Rock Search, said, “We were delighted to assist Xavier University of Louisiana with this search to fill the crucial position of Director of Financial Aid. Carrie E. Glass brings incredible expertise and passion to her new role, and we are excited to see her make a difference in the future of Xavier University of Louisiana. We were honored to work with this amazing educational institution that is committed to working for a more humane and just society, and makes a difference in the lives of its students every day.”



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