The Torch

Presidential search continues

Shannon Luibrand, Features Editor

October 16, 2013

The search for a new University president continues and will include both religious and lay candidates, an email from the Board of Trustees sent to the St. John’s community last week confirmed. Interim President Joseph L....

Harrington’s Actions Show Lack of Caring

Michael E. Cunniff, Editor-in-Chief, Emeritus

May 1, 2013

I don’t think Rev. Donald J. Harrington, C.M. President of the University saw me as he left Newman Hall at precisely 4:45 p.m. Monday afternoon. I happened to be passing by when he walked out, strolled to the line of cars parked...

King Decision is Latest Administrative Miscue

Nicole Valente, Managing Editor, Emeritus

April 24, 2013

It’s not a stretch to say that I haven’t been too impressed with the University’s administration this year. My roommates can attest that I have had my fair share of “I really hate this school” moments over the years....

Harrington Motion Postponed by University Senate

Shannon Luibrand, Features Editor

April 24, 2013

A motion recommending that the Board of Trustees publicly release the results of its investigation involving Rev. Donald J. Harrington, C.M., President of the University, before May 6 was tabled at the most recent University Senate...

Board of Trustees breaks silence over Chang, Harrington and Wile

Anthony O'Reilly, News Editor, Emeritus

April 10, 2013

The Board of Trustees, in an email to the University community on Tuesday, broke its silence about its ongoing in­vestigation in the wake of published re­ports detailing the roles of Rev. Donald J. Harrington and his chief of...

Harrington staying silent as Trustees continue investigation

Michael E. Cunniff and Nicole Valente, Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor

March 13, 2013

Rev. Donald J. Harrington, C.M., President of the University looked at ease Saturday at the men’s basketball team’s game at Madison Square Garden, fist-bumping with athletics officials as rumors swirled about his job security. Facing...

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