The Catholic University of America at a Crossroads, by Anne Hendershott

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By Anne Hendershott, Crisis Magazine, Oct. 20, 2021

Anne Hendershott is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Veritas Center for Ethics in Public Life at Franciscan University of Steubenville, OH. She is the author of The Politics of Envy (Crisis Publications, 2020).

After more than a decade of successful leadership in university expansion and academic excellence, The Catholic University of America’s President John Garvey announced his retirement last month. In a laudatory article in The Washington Post, President Garvey is described as having led “the most successful era of fundraising in university history, resulting in more than $500 million in gifts and grants…the $400 million capital campaign that was launched in 2019 may be extended and given a new half-a-billion dollar goal.” During President Garvey’s tenure, university assets grew to over $900 million. …