President of Cabrini College (1982-1992)
The master's degree program in education that had just started and later the Cabrini Organizational Management Program (COMP) saw non-traditional students becoming very traditional in the late '80s and early '90s.
MSCs, the sponsoring religious order of Cabrini College, financed extensive computer equipment making it possible to offer a computer science major.
Xavier first opened its doors to male students upon completion in 1985. It was later opened to women also.
The 30th anniversary window was a wonderful asset to the Widener Center in 1987, displaying the theme, "Cabrini: A College with a Mission".
Grace Hall had an open courtyard until the construction in the summer of 1989 when the courtyard was closed in for offices, meeting centers, and an atrium.
This aerial view of Grace Hall shows the open courtyard prior to the renovation.
a peace garden was dedicated to Sr. Eileen at the end of her ten years as president. "May peace prevail on earth," was inscribed in eight different languages on the center pole. A creation by staff and students, it was an honor to Sr. Eileen as "A place of reflection, of constant renewal, and growth".
Berlant, K. (1992, Fall). Peace garden dedicated to Sr. Eileen. Comment, p.4.
Currie, E. (1992, Spring). 35 years young. Comment, p.8.
Grace Hall: past and present. (1989, September 15). loquitur, p.1.
Headline (1971, fall). Comment, p.1
The tune of good bye. (1992). Woodcrest, p.6,7.
Through the years. (2000). Woodcrest p.42
Last revision: May 14, 2004