LU celebrates Mahoney retirement, leadership

Curators name portion of Greenway trail in her honor

Lincoln University’s retiring president Carolyn Mahoney holds her 2-year-old granddaughter Cindy Hirano while chatting with Dr. Johnny Houston at her retirement ceremony Wednesday.

Lincoln University’s retiring president Carolyn Mahoney holds her 2-year-old granddaughter Cindy Hirano while chatting with Dr. Johnny Houston at her retirement ceremony Wednesday. Photo by Stephen Brooks.

Newly retired Lincoln University President Carolyn Mahoney likes to walk.

“Those endorphins really help me, as I think about solving all the problems of the world — mathematics problems, university problems and community challenges as well,” she told a crowd of supporters gathered in the Lincoln University student center Wednesday evening.

In a closed session just before a reception honoring Mahoney as Lincoln University’s 18th president, LU curators voted to name the walking trail on the LU campus for her.

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