Leadership & Governance

The Priest President

As Notre Dame wrestles with its Catholic character, a strong voice emerges

Matt Cashore, U. of Notre Dame

The Rev. John I. Jenkins chats with Notre Dame students at a welcome picnic in 2007.
January 03, 2010

Seven minutes go fast. So the University of Notre Dame student got right to the point during his meeting with the Rev. John I. Jenkins, the university's president, one day last fall.

A senior majoring in philosophy and biology, the student shuffled…

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