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President's Office | 2017 Speeches and Writings

2017 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.

Flickering in the Dark: Tiki Torches or Lamps of Learning?
Remarks to NEASC, December 15, 2017

The Louder the Noise, the Deeper the Change
Remarks to the Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington (AISGW), October 19, 2017

From Anger to Action for Dreamers
Op-Ed for Inside Higher Education on DACA Recission, September 8, 2017

Land O’ Lakes: Legacy and Leverage
Remarks at the University of Notre Dame on the 50th Anniversary of Land O’ Lakes Document, September 5, 2017

Charlottesville:  American Tragedy Redux
Op-Ed for Inside Higher Education, August 14, 2017

Trump’s War on Dreamers Won’t Make America Great Again
Op-Ed for The Hill, July 13, 2017

Remarks Accepting the Ignatian Solidarity Network Holstein Award
At Gonzaga High School, May 10, 2017

Patricia A. McGuire, President, Trinity, 125 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20017
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