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President's Speeches & Writing Archive | 2016 Speeches and Writings

2016 Speeches, Blogs, OpEds and Commentaries, Media Appearances

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.

An Agenda for Higher Education in the Trump Era
Remarks for 2016 Annual Conference of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, December 9, 2016

Transforming the Value Proposition excerpts in InsidehigherEd.Com, December 1, 2016

Transforming the Value Proposition for Higher Education
Hesburgh Lecture for the TIAA Institute, November 17, 2016

Women’s Leadership in the Age of Misogyny
Remarks to TIAA Women Leaders, November 16, 2016

Raising a Voice for Academe under President Trump
Op-Ed in the Chronicle of Higher Education, November 10, 2016

Why Many Catholic Women are Voting for Hillary
Op-Ed in Religion News Service, November 3, 2016

What’s at Stake: Choices in the 2016 Presidential Election
Remarks for Cap & Gown Convocation, September 24, 2016

Confronting Myths, Exploring Realities: American Higher Education in 2016
Remarks for NACAC Annual Meeting, September 22, 2016, Columbus OH

No Future Without Transformation
Remarks to the HBCU Institute with TIAA, September 8, 2016, Charlotte, NC

Remarks for DC Teachers Cornerstones Project 6 27 2016

Golden Jubilee Citation for the Class of 1966

Chatham University Commencement
Remarks Accepting Honorary Degree, May 16, 2016

Emmanuel College Commencement
Remarks Accepting Honorary Degree, May 14, 2016

American Council on Education, March 14, 2016

An Appalling Breach of Faith at Mount St. Mary’
Chronicle of Higher Education, February 10, 2016

Saving the Bunnies: Mission over Metrics
Presentation to the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities, Chief Academic Officers, January 30, 2016

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