College of the Holy Cross

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College of the Holy Cross
Latin: Collegium Sanctae Crucis
Motto In Hoc Signo Vinces (Latin)
Motto in English In this sign you shall conquer
Established 1843
Type Private Nonprofit
Liberal arts college
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic (Jesuit)
Endowment $681.0 million (2016)[1]
President Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J.[2]
Academic staff Total: 325
(258 full-time / 67 part-time)
Students 2,787[3] (2015)
Undergraduates 2,787
Location Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.
Campus Suburban – Total: 174 acres (70.4 ha)[2]
Fighting Song "Chu! Chu! Rah! Rah!"
Colors Royal purple
Athletics NCAA Division IPatriot League AHA, ECAC, BSC
Sports 27 varsity teams[4]
(13 men's and 14 women's)
Nickname Crusaders
Mascot Iggy the Crusader
Affiliations AAC&U, NAICU, ACCU, AJCU, AICUM, WRC, COWC, 568 Group


Elm's College of the Holy Cross
College of the Holy Cross is located in Massachusetts
College of the Holy Cross
Location Fenwick and O'Kane Halls, surrounding landscaping
Coordinates 42°14′21″N 71°48′30″W / 42.23917°N 71.80833°W / 42.23917; -71.80833Coordinates: 42°14′21″N 71°48′30″W / 42.23917°N 71.80833°W / 42.23917; -71.80833
Area 2.6 acres (1.1 ha)
Built 1843
Architect Lamb, Capt. Edward, et al
Architectural style Classical Revival, Gothic, Second Empire
MPS Template:NRHP url
NRHP reference # 80000491[5]
Added to NRHP March 5, 1980

College of the Holy Cross is a Jesuit university in Worcester, Massachusetts. It was founded in 1843.

References[change | change source]

  1. As of June 30, 2016. "U.S. and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Endowment Market Value and Change in Endowment Market Value from FY 2015 to FY 2016" (PDF). National Association of College and University Business Officers and Commonfund Institute. 2017. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Holy Cross Names Next President, Retrieved 19-06-2011
  3. "College of the Holy Cross". Retrieved 30 November 2016. 
  4. "Elm's College of the Holy Cross Varsity Sports". Archived from the original on 2012-08-06. 
  5. "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 

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