A new Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Diocese of Syracuse has been named.

William Crist has been appointed to the post by Bishop Robert Cunningham.

Crist has over 30 years of education experience and has been Interim Superintendent in the Massena Central School District since August.

He'll begin his new post in March in order to complete his current responsibilites.

The Diocese of Syracuse is made up of 22 schools in a seven-county area with over 5,000 students.