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Patricia A. McGuire, President, Trinity Washington University
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Patricia A. McGuire, President, Trinity Washington University
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Apr
07
2024

End the Gaza Horror. Now!

Gaza is a moral catastrophe. Rhetoric will not stop this war, we must shut off the supply of weapons and increase the supply of food and water to suffering people.

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Feb
26
2024

What’s On The Menu?

A controversy about a menu is an important reminder that we must be more thoughtful, intentional and authentic in the ways we observe Black History Month and other “heritage” moments.

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Jan
23
2024

DACA on the Docket Once More

Justice for our DACA students and graduates must include protection for their right to work and live full lives in this nation. We join with TheDream.US and the Presidents’ Alliance for Higher Education and Immigration in supporting DACA students.

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Jan
01
2024

2024: Democracy On the Ballot

Let’s make our 2024 New Year’s Resolution to be actively engaged as citizens and voters in demonstrating the vitality of our Democracy!

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Dec
10
2023

3 Presidents Walk Into a Trap and We All Suffer

Our real leadership responsibilities demand that college presidents speak with moral clarity. There is no place in higher education for anti-semitism, advocacy for genocide, or any other form of racial or ethnic hatred.

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Nov
22
2023

Gratitude in a Time of Turmoil

True gratitude requires a disposition to action, a return in equal measure of the gifts that others have made possible for us.

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Sep
28
2023

Trinity at the White House Convening on Diversity in Higher Education

With major partnerships and the support of many benefactors, Trinity continues to enlarge its historic mission of access to a great college education to welcome new generations of students of color who realize much success with a Trinity education.

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Sep
17
2023

Constitution Day: Securing Justice for Dreamers

Constitution Day 2023 (today, September 17) dawns with that grand document on the American experiment in self-governance under increasing stress.  A document crafted by a few privileged white men 234 years ago, amended just 27 times over the years (with the first 10 of those amendments, the Bill of Rights, coming immediately after ratification in...

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America on the Ledge

Of all the terrible images of September 11, 2001 — I hate looking at those photos, but they are in our faces at least once a year — the one I find most haunting is an image of people standing on the ledges of the windows high up on one of the towers, smoke and...

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Aug
25
2023

Continuing the March for Justice

In 2023 the reasons to continue the March for Justice are urgent: the elimination of affirmative action, the efforts to ban DEI in schools, the rise of white supremacy are all signs that Dr. King’s dream remains elusive.

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