The 13th president of Hollins University will be Mary Dana Hinton, currently the president at the College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph, Minnesota. Effective August 1, Hinton will succeed interim president Nancy Gray at Hollins, who stepped back into that role after Pareena Lawrence resigned last June. “St. Ben’s” has been ranked as a top 100 Liberal Arts School by U.S. News and World Report.  Its also a single-sex school. Hinton, a North Carolina native, says its about nurturing the “humanity, strength and ambition” in young women: