Sr. Mariella Collins (interim President 1948-1950; President 1950-1958) | Webster University

Sr. Mariella Collins (interim President 1948-1950; President 1950-1958)

  • Born: 1910; died: 1997
  • Born in Colorado Springs, Colorado
    President Collins
  • A.B., Loretto Heights College; M.A., St. Louis University
  • Formerly Principal of Nerinx Hall
  • Established Webster's Admissions Office in 1948
  • Secured a $665,000 loan to begin construction of Maria Hall
  • Webster offered its first night class in 1955