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Next Head of School

Ivory D. Hills Announced as Next Head of St. Mark’s School

St. Mark’s School announced on July 31 that Dr. Ivory D. Hills will be the next head of school, beginning on July 1, 2024. The School’s Board of Trustees unanimously supported the Head of School Search Committee’s recommendation to appoint Dr. Hills.
A portrait photo of Dr. Ivory D. Hills.

Get to Know Ivory D. Hills

The Hills Family poses for a photo outside.

When Ivory joins our community in Southborough, he will be accompanied by his wife, Christina, and their daughter, Sophie.

Letters to the Community

Ivory is a brilliant thinker and a gifted leader. He has a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing independent schools today, and he is passionate about the St. Mark’s School mission. We are confident that he will be an outstanding head of school.”Michael B. Moore ’80, president of the St. Mark’s Board of Trustees and co-chair of the Head of School Search Committee

Search Committee and Search Partner

Search Partner

Spencer Stuart

The St. Mark’s Head of School Search Committee has proudly partnered with Spencer Stuart, a firm that brings extensive expertise in conducting independent school head of school searches, as well as significant experience in higher educational leadership searches. 

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A bright yellow flower blooms in the front of St. Mark's School.