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President's Speeches & Writing Archive | 2013 Speeches and Writings

2013 Selected Speeches, Op-Eds and Letters

President McGuire writes and speaks on a wide variety of topics concerning higher education, women, leadership and Catholic education. Her articles have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun, Current Issues in Catholic Higher Education, and many other publications.  She also frequently blogs for the Huffington Post on a wide range of topics in higher education, women’s issues, Catholic issues and social perspectives.  Click on this link to reach the archive of her Huffington Post entries and this link to reach the archive of her “On Success” entries for the Washington Post.  See also this 2010 article on President McGuire and Trinity in the Washington Post Magazine.

Book Review:  Joyce Carol Oates “Mudwoman”
America Magazine, November 4, 2013

Promoting the Pedagogy of Hope: Remarks to Archdiocese of Washington Educators
Meeting of the Catholic High School Principals, October 25, 2013

Civic Virtue Starts at Home McGuire Remarks for Lilly 10 19 2013
Remarks at the Lilly Fellows Conference, University of Scranton
Civic Virtue Slides with McGuire Lilly Presentation 10 19 2013
Slides Accompanying Lilly Fellows Conference Remarks

From Occupying to Inciting: The Historic Dynamic of Change
Remarks for the Cap & Gown Convocation
September 28, 2013

Of MOOCs and My Students
Remarks to the U.S. Department of Education 9th Annual Private School Leadership Conference
September 23, 2013

Daughters of the Dream:  Remarks to New Students in the College of Arts and Sciences
August 27, 2013

Remarks for Graduation Ceremony of the Medical Imaging School of the Washington Hospital Center
June 25, 2013

Tribute to Sister Margaret Claydon and the Sisters of Notre Dame
June 1, 2013

Citation for the 50th Reunion Class of 1963
June 1, 2013

President’s Report to Alumnae Reunion (Powerpoint)
June 1, 2013

Remarks for Trinity’s 2013 Commencement
May 18, 2013

Remarks for the 2013 Senior Luncheon
May 17, 2013

Remarks Accepting Honorary Degree at the Howard University Commencement
May 11, 2013

Testimony for the D.C. Council Education Committee on the Mayor’s Scholarship Fund
April 22, 2013

Testimony for the House Education and Labor Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training
“Keeping College Within Reach:  The Role of Federal Student Aid Programs”  (see committee website for archived documents and webcast)
U.S. House of Representatives, April 16, 2013

The Role of the University in the Vocation of Peacebuilding
Remarks for CUA Conference on 50th Anniversary of Pacem in Terris
April 9 2013

Don’t McMOOC My Mission:  High Touch in the Age of MOOC
Remarks to the USDE Office of Postsecondary Education ISF Series, April 4, 2013

Access, Value and Innovation in the Academy:  Remarks to the Council on Undergraduate Research (PDF)
Access, Value and Innovation in the Academy:  Powerpoint Accompanying Text
Remarks to the Council on Undergraduate Research, Washington, February 22, 2013

Sustaining Soul While Shifting Paradigm:  Trinity’s Journey Through Institutional Transformation (PDF)
Presentation on Sustaining Soul Through Institutional Transformation (Powerpoint)
Remarks to the USA Funds Symposium, Tampa, February 21, 2013



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