Two Jesuit priests were honored by the White House for their work in Catholic higher education. Fr. Charles Currie, S.J., president of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, and Fr. William Leahy, S.J., president of Boston College, were honored with 8 others as “Champions of Change” by President Obama.
From the White House website:
On Wednesday, January 25th, the White House honored nine leaders in Catholic education from across the country as Champions of Change for their service to their communities and our nation. These extraordinary individuals have made a significant impact on the students, families, and educators through Catholic schools and universities throughout America. Their innovative ideas and dedication to students and to the wider community, demonstrate the strong commitment to ensuring that every child has an opportunity for greatness.
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