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Nazareth College's Board of Trustees Names New Officers

Published October 23, 2019

Nazareth College recently named Trustee Timothy Fournier as the College's Board of Trustees chairman, and Trustee John Drain as the Board of Trustees vice chairman.

Board Chairman Fournier has been a member of the Nazareth Board of Trustees since 2006. He previously served as chairman of the Building and Grounds Committee and as vice chair of the Board. Fournier is chairman, CEO, and a principal of Conifer Realty LLC, a nationally ranked, full-service real estate company specializing in the development, construction, management, and ownership of high-quality, affordable housing communities in four states.

Vice Board Chairman Drain '83, is chief financial officer at Hearst Television, Inc., located in New York City. Hearst Television owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households. Drain has been a member of the Nazareth Board of Trustees since 2013, served as chair of the Annual Fund, and is a recipient of the School of Business and Leadership's Distinguished Alumni Award.

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Nazareth College’s academic strengths cross an unusually broad spectrum of 60 majors, including education, health and human services, management, the fine arts, music, theater, math and science, foreign languages, and the liberal arts. The coeducational, religiously independent, classic campus in a charming suburb of Rochester, N.Y., challenges and supports 2,300 undergrads and 700 graduate students. Nazareth is recognized nationally for its Fulbright global student scholars and commitment to civic engagement. Rigorous programs, an uncommon arts and sciences core, experiential learning, career skills, and a global focus prepare graduates for not just one job, but for their life’s work.

Tim Fournier (left) is Nazareth's Board of Trustees chairman and John Drain is vice chair.