April 23, 2013 – Executive search firm Myers McRae has placed George J. Hagerty, Ed.D. as the president of Beacon College. Dr. Hagerty brings more than 35 years of experience in higher education, business, government and the non-profit world. Most recently, he served as president of University Advisors International from 2012 to the present, provost and university professor at Hellenic American University in Athens from 2009 to 2011 and president of Franklin Pierce University from 1995 to 2009, where he holds the title president emeritus. Myers McRae is an executive search firm serving colleges, universities, independent schools, and other not-for-profit institutions.