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President Patricia McGuire Receives Honorary Degree, Gives Commencement Speech at Liverpool Hope University

January 27, 2011 - President Patricia McGuire received an honorary doctor of education from Liverpool Hope University and delivered the commencement speech at the university’s Winter Graduation on January 26, 2011, in Liverpool, England.  President McGuire was recognized for her exemplary leadership in higher education and her commitment to the transformative power of education. Liverpool Hope University is an ecumenical university that was created though the merger of three colleges, including a college founded by the Sisters of Notre Dame. In her remarks to the graduates, President McGuire said, your “degrees come with a serious and urgent imperative:  these diplomas are your commissions to … Continue reading

President McGuire Honored by International Women’s Forum for Her Enlightened Leadership

October 16, 2010 - President Patricia McGuire was presented with the International Women’s Forum 2010 Women Who Make A Difference Award, which celebrates workplace diversity, support for the advancement of women, and enlightened leadership.  President McGuire was honored at the International Women’s Forum (IWF) World Leadership Conference in Montreal on October 15, 2010. Continue reading

Trinity Students Sign Honor Pledge at New Student Convocation

August 24, 2010 - Trinity welcomed more than 350 new freshmen and transfer students into the College of Arts and Sciences and today they signed the Honor Pledge, a Trinity tradition that has endured for more than a century.  The students were officially welcomed into the Trinity community at the New Student Convocation by President Patricia McGuire ’74, Provost Virginia Broaddus, College of Arts and Sciences Dean Elizabeth Child, Dean of Students Michele Bowie, and Student Government Association President Morgan Kellman ’11. Continue reading

President McGuire Profiled in Washington Post Magazine Cover Story

February 14, 2010 - The Washington Post Magazine featured a major profile of President Patricia McGuire on Sunday, February 14, 2010. The cover story portrays President McGuire as a visionary and exemplary leader who, over the past 20 years, has led Trinity’s transformation from a small college to a highly diverse, vibrant, multifaceted university that is a “model for urban higher education.” Read the profile of President McGuire: accessible version online; a print version is also available. The article includes quotes from students, faculty, alumnae and higher education leaders. Continue reading

President McGuire Debuts as a Panelist for New Washington Post Online Feature, On Success

November 3, 2009 - President Patricia McGuire has been invited to join a distinguished panel of leaders to participate in a new online feature that the Washington Post launched this week called On Success. Continue reading

Trinity Announces Modest 3% Increase in Tuition for 2009-2010

March 12, 2009 - President Patricia McGuire released the following message to the Trinity community today about tuition for 2009-2010: Continue reading

Trinity’s Enrollment is at an All-Time High

October 10, 2008 - President Patricia McGuire announced that Trinity’s fall 2008 enrollment is 1,756 — an all-time high in the history of Trinity. This record enrollment includes 655 students in the historic women’s college, the College of Arts and Sciences.  Another 783 students are enrolled in the School of Professional Studies and 318 in the School of Education.  In total, more than 600 new students joined the Trinity community this fall.  In her Fall 2008 Newsletter, President McGuire noted that “This growth in Trinity’s enrollment is a great affirmation of Trinity’s strong reputation and innovative programming to serve the educational needs of our region.” Continue reading

President McGuire to Speak at Inauguration of Dr. Jane McAuliffe ’68 as President of Bryn Mawr College

September 30, 2008 - President Patricia McGuire will speak at the inauguration ceremony of Trinity graduate and Trustee Dr. Jane Dammen McAuliffe ’68, who will officially become the eighth president of Bryn Mawr College on Saturday, October 4. McAuliffe, who is an internationally known scholar of Islamic studies and was most recently Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Georgetown University, took office on July 1, 2008. Continue reading

President McGuire’s Op-Ed: “RateMyRankings: Ridiculous!”

August 28, 2008 - In the August 28, 2008 edition of Inside Higher Ed, one of the nation’s leading online higher education news sites, President Patricia McGuire critiques Forbes magazine for its new rankings of colleges and universities.  She writes, “Forbes methodology, like that of U.S. News, reveals a profound bias in favor of wealth and class, and against institutions that have distinctive missions — especially those that serve low income students and significant populations of minority students.” Continue reading

President McGuire Interviewed on “The Leaders Spot”

July 24, 2008 - Trinity President Patricia McGuire was interviewed about leadership issues on a program called “The Leaders Spot with Rebecca Blacksmith” on Wednesday, July 23, 2008, on WDMV Radio, 700 AM.  In the interview, broadcast as she begins her 20th year as president, she discusses important lessons for leaders and talks about the Trinty Center for Women and Girls in Sports, plans for the new Trinity Academic Center and other topics.  Click here to listen to the interview.  Continue reading

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