Marquette University inaugurates 23rd president
Sept. 29, 2011
Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., was inaugurated as the 23rd president of Marquette University in a ceremony that included a processional of more than 100 college and university presidents and delegates from across the nation. An inaugural mass, presided over by Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome Listecki, was also held.
Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sept. 24, 2011
Photo gallery of the inauguration ceremony appeared on JSOnline.com, Sept. 23, 2011
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Stories on the inauguration mass aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WISN-TV (ABC 12) and WITI-TV (CBS 58), Sept. 22-23
Stories on the inauguration ceremony aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6), WISN-TV (ABC 12), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WMLW-TV (CBS), WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WGBA-TV (NBC 26) and WSAW-TV (CBS 7), Sept. 23-24, 2011
Rev. Robert A. Wild, S.J., is interim president
Rev. Robert A. Wild, S.J., is the interim president of Marquette University. From 1996 to 2011 he served as the 22nd president of Marquette University. Under his leadership, Marquette has improved academic quality, increased and stabilized enrollment, and enhanced partnerships with the City of Milwaukee and community groups and in 2005 completed the most successful comprehensive campaign in the history of the university with a total of $357 million. Read more...