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2009 graduates honor Father Jenkins with Senior Class Fellow award

Author: Dennis Brown

Father John Jenkins

The University of Notre Dame’s Class of 2009 has selected Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., the University’s president, as the Senior Class Fellow.

Voted on by seniors, the award is an “accolade traditionally given to a member of the Notre Dame community who has had a significant impact on the graduating class,” according to W. Joseph Brown, senior class president.

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Notre Dame announces initiatives in support of a diverse faculty

Author: Dennis Brown

Golden Dome

In response to recommendations from two committees, the University of Notre Dame will pursue a series of initiatives designed to enhance support for a diverse faculty.

The initiatives were detailed in a letter sent this week to faculty by the University’s president, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., and provost, Thomas G. Burish. They are based upon reports prepared last year by the University Committee on Diversity and the University Committee on Women Faculty and Students.

“The intellectual interchange that is essential to a university requires, and is enriched by, the presence and voices of diverse scholars and students,” Father Jenkins said. “Beyond the benefits diversity brings to all universities, we hold this commitment also because Notre Dame is a Catholic university.”

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Janet Botz elected VP for public affairs and communication

Author: Dennis Brown

Janet M. Botz, executive director and chief communications officer for Dow Corning Corp., has been elected vice president for public affairs and communication at the University of Notre Dame by its Board of Trustees, on the recommendation of Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., University president. The appointment is effective…

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Marianne Corr elected VP and general counsel at Notre Dame

Author: Dennis Brown

Marianne Corr, vice president and deputy general counsel for the Fortune 500 company Textron Inc., has been elected vice president and general counsel at the University of Notre Dame by its Board of Trustees, on the recommendation of Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., University president. p. A Notre Dame…

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Father Jenkins to join higher education Cabinet

Author: Shannon Chapla

University of Notre Dame president Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., is among 57 presidents of colleges, universities and higher education associations selected to serve on the inaugural Chronicle of Higher Education/New York Times Higher Education Cabinet. p. The Cabinet, which will strive to create a community of forward-thinking presidents…

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Jack Swarbrick appointed director of athletics at Notre Dame

Author: Dennis Brown

John B.JackSwarbrick Jr., a Notre Dame graduate who has risen to national prominence as a lawyer, consultant and executive in the collegiate and Olympic sports industries, was appointed today (July 16) as the Universitys 12th director of athletics. p. Notre Dames president, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., introduced Swarbrick…

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