The background of Saint Paul College's president

Earned his stripes

“He hasn’t had it easy. He had to earn his stripes. Rassoul worked hard. He even took physical and verbal abuse at times, and he persevered.”

— Clark College President Bob Knight on Rassoul Dastmozd, an Iranian-born engineering student who came to the U.S. in 1979 and rose through the ranks to become VP of instruction at Clark College — and is now the president of Saint Paul College.

Read the full Pioneer Press profile here.