Trinity Washington University President to Be Honored by the Ignatian Solidarity Network

Trinity Washington University President Patricia McGuirePatricia McGuire, president of Trinity Washington University in the nation’s capital, has been selected to receive the Robert M. Holstein Faith Doing Justice Award from the Ignatian Solidarity Network. The award honors an individual who has demonstrated significant leadership for social justice grounded in the spirituality of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus or the Jesuits. President McGuire will be honored at a reception at Gonzaga College High School in Washington on May 10.

President McGuire has served as leader of Trinity Washington University since 1989. The undergraduate women’s college enrolls about 1,600 students. Nearly 90 percent of the undergraduate students are Black or Latina. There are nearly 600 students in the university’s graduate programs and more than 3,000 students are enrolled in continuing education programs.

President McGuire is a graduate of Trinity Washington University and the Georgetown University Law Center. Before being named president of Trinity Washington University, she served as assistant dean for development and external affairs for the Georgetown University Law Center.

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