Fall 2008 Welcome
The college experience is one of academic pursuit, but so many of the lessons we learn come to us not through textbooks but through teachers and administrators, sharing their love of learning and lessons for life. For generations of Trinity students, the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur have been a tremendous influence. The SNDs have truly lived their mission to educate fully, including the Catholic teachings of social justice and community service, and today’s students continue to be molded by these principles.
Barbara Bachmann Glynn ’64, daughter of Trinity alumna Mary Alice Donovan Bachmann ’34 and now a member of the Board of Trustees, knows that the teachings of the Sisters of Notre Dame have made an indelible imprint on her life and family. She and husband John honored Sr. Margaret Claydon ’45, President Emerita, and all Sisters of Notre Dame by naming the Trinity Center basketball arena for Claydon.
Glynn recently accepted the invitation of the Board of Trustees to join them as they begin Trinity’s second century.
“Sister Margaret and Trinity have always been inspirational to me and have been integral to everything in which I have participated in my community – I now find myself being inspired by President McGuire and her work in bringing the uncommon educational legacy of Trinity to the young women of Washington D.C. I feel privileged to help in serving that cause and Trinity’s mission of education, which is over 100 years old.”
As we celebrate Trinity and the work of the Sisters of Notre Dame, Trinity is grateful to Barbara Bachmann Glynn for working to keep Trinity strong for new generations of women and men.