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About mcguirep

Pat McGuire has been the president of Trinity Washington University since 1989.
Catholic Bishops on DACA Action

- Trinity joins the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in denouncing the elimination of DACA protection as a reprehensible rejection of Catholic and Christian values in social justice and care for those who are marginalized.
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Trinity Stands with Dreamers

- As a matter of social justice, deeply rooted in Catholic teachings on the dignity of human life and consistent with our mission values, Trinity stands proudly with our students who are Dreamers and urges preservation of the DACA program.
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Straw Poll: CAS New Students Speak Out!

- New students in the College of Arts & Sciences speak out in our straw poll conducted at the opening convocation.
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Voices of Trinity: Class of 2021!

- Welcome, Class of 2021 and all new students in the College of Arts & Sciences! Thanks for sharing so much of your amazing stories already!
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Don’t Know Much About History

- We should teach the truth about American history so that we do not repeat the terrible mistakes of our past. Any compromise on racism repeats the original mistake of the Founders who could have --- but did not --- abolish slavery.
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Leadership Imperatives

- True leadership is a moral act to restore hope, ensure justice, achieve peace. Leaders cannot equivocate in the face of clear hatred, provocation and violence. We must be clear and firm: there is no place in American society for those who seek to foment racial hatred.
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Charlottesville: American Tragedy Redux

- Racism, white supremacy, sporting of Nazi symbols --- we must confront the hatred and insist that our national leaders speak and act unequivocally to renounce association with the evil forces that have long plagued American history.
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Harvard Joins the Club

- Harvard's first year class is a milestone in the university's nearly 400 year-old history. Trinity's been there for a while. More and more universities will be welcoming a majority of students of color in the years ahead.
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This is NOT us. NOT the U.S.

- Enough is enough. The last week should be a call to action for all Americans regardless of political party. We are in trouble as a nation and We, the People need to step up!
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Adirondack Chronicles 2017.8: Lessons of the Wild Things

- Patience, discernment, listening, caution, opportunity --- the wild things are great teachers! And, most important, they teach us about the vital importance of environmental stewardship.
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Patricia A. McGuire, President, Trinity, 125 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20017
Phone: 202.884.9050   Email: president@trinitydc.edu