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John Garvey waves to someone dressed in his commencement attireJohn Garvey: A Transformational Presidency

Catholic University’s 15th President will step down after 12 years of service on June 30 of this year. John Garvey’s legacy includes unprecedented growth and transformation, and most importantly, an unwavering love for Catholic University.

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  • Jeanne Garvey chats with a student over coffee

    Jeanne Garvey: Open and Honest

    With no official title, but as someone who wears many hats, Jeanne Garvey has become invaluable to University life. During her time at Catholic University, Jeanne Garvey has built rapport with students and been a friend to them on campus.

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  • The House events throughout the years

    A Ministry of Joy: The House at 50

    For five decades, The House has been a cornerstone of student life at Catholic University. From Friday night social events to spaghetti dinners and Tuesday night Mass, the Campus Ministry institution is a well-established destination for fellowship.

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  • a hand sifting through dirt

    Searching for the Untold Stories of Slaves

    Anthropology Professor Laura Masur says her work — which includes digging for artifacts at sites of former slave plantations owned by the Jesuits — does not lead to “a comfortable or easy history.” But in connecting descendants to their ancestors, she finds the rewards that can come with documenting the stories of slaves with dignity.

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