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President John Garvey, was quoted in an article published in the Trenton Monitor discussing the legacy of Bishop O'Connell. See below.

Bishop O'Connell gathers with CUA alumni and friends for Mass, camaraderie

From: The Trenton Monitor 
Date: October 25, 2016
Author: Dorothy K. LaMantia

...Following the Mass, the celebration moved to the Breakers on the Ocean, where guests socialized at a reception and then heard John Garvey, the university’s current president and Bishop O’Connell’s successor, report on current projects and achievements on campus.

“Diocese of Trenton, you’re the best,” Garvey said, noting that “270 undergraduates are from the Trenton Diocese, the most from any one diocese in the country.”

Garvey praised his predecessor for setting the university on the path which “transformed the place.” Emphasizing there was nothing inconsistent about being a great research institution and also a Catholic university, Garvey noted how “the new dean of arts and sciences promotes new research programs including the construction of a cyclotron particle accelerator in the physics department,” he said. “In April students will present projects of every discipline on Research Day. This week an article in the Washington Post stated that CUA has the best arts school in D.C.”...

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