A Message from our President

quinn-1.jpegWelcome to the fall 2011 issue of The Scranton Journal.

We have many reasons to celebrate as a community, many for which to be grateful. For me, I am blessed and humbled by the responsibilities entrusted to me by the Board of Trustees to serve as your president. In the past several months, I have learned much about The University of Scranton, its students, faculty, staff and parents. I also have begun to meet alumni everywhere I turn and am awed by your abiding loyalty and unwavering support. There is, however, more to discover, and I look forward to taking this journey together.

This issue will give you a glimpse of campus life – ongoing progress on transformational projects, unprecedented success in our Pride, Passion, Promise Campaign, remarkable achievements by students and graduates, volunteer outreach in our community, and a host of concerts, plays, lectures and events. A highlight of our fall was, of course, Inauguration – a celebration of The University of Scranton.

As I said in my address, Inauguration marks “... a dramatic intersection of the past with the future, of our traditions and accomplishments with our hopes and aspirations.” I am filled with hope, confident that our great University will continue to provide a transformational education in the Catholic and Jesuit tradition. We can do something special at The University of Scranton. Of that I am very certain.

God bless you and God bless The University of Scranton.


Kevin P. Quinn, S.J.


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