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Eugene J. Cornacchia
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Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., is the 22nd president of Saint Peter’s University. Under Dr. Cornacchia’s leadership, Saint Peter’s has expanded its highly regarded undergraduate and graduate education programs, initiated the institution’s first doctoral programs, established a School of Nursing and a School of Education and launched several new majors, minors and concentrations. He was also instrumental to Saint Peter’s acquiring university status this year and has set fundraising records, securing $57 million for the current capital campaign, the centerpiece of which is the recently opened Mac Mahon Student Center.

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Doing Our Part in Preventing Campus Sexual Assaults: It's On Us

(1) Comments | Posted September 25, 2014 | 9:57 AM

President Obama has launched a public service campaign called "It's on Us," which is designed to combat campus sexual assaults by motivating students to do more to address this extremely serious issue. "It's on Us" asks students to take a pledge to do what they can to keep others safe...

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Opening the Door to the DREAMers

(0) Comments | Posted December 12, 2013 | 1:15 PM

Imagine growing up with your classmates from elementary school through high school with the dream of one day going to college, only to discover that you are in fact an undocumented immigrant. This is an unfortunate reality for many students across the country who have plans to enroll in college,...

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Remember The Foundation of Higher Education on The Path to Reform

(0) Comments | Posted October 4, 2013 | 6:13 PM

It's that time again. Education "reform," led by President Obama and the Department of Education, is in the works. Now, the focus is on higher education. From what we've gleaned the key elements seem perfectly sensible. Paying for performance, promoting innovation and competition and ensuring that student debt remains manageable...

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