Richard C. Crist Jr. '77 Named New Chair of Muhlenberg College Board of Trustees
Richard C. Crist Jr. ’77 has been named the new chair of the Muhlenberg College Board of Trustees.
The announcement came following an election at the board meetings of April 26-27.
Crist, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Allstate New Jersey Insurance Company, is a 1977 graduate of the College, and has had two children (Rick ’05 and Samantha ’09) graduate from the College. He was elected to the College's Board of
"Rich Crist is an outstanding choice to be the next board chair," said Muhlenberg College President Randy Helm. "He is widely respected by our trustees and alumni, has superb leadership and listening skills, a tremendous work ethic, and a deep knowledge of the institution."
"His broad business background in general management, ethics, compliance and risk management and his great passion for his alma mater, position him to be a superb board chair in a time of change and challenge for higher education. I look forward to working with him as we continue to move the College forward."