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Media Invite: Clarke to Inaugurate New President, Oct. 8

posted on October 2, 2006

Clarke College will host the inauguration of Joanne M. Burrows, SC, Ph.D., Clarke’s 15th president, this Sunday, Oct. 8, in conjunction with the College’s Homecoming festivities. Media are invited to attend each portion of the inauguration and a broadcast media feed will be available. If you plan to cover the inauguration, please contact Mike Cyze at (563)588-6318 or by e-mail at

The inauguration will consist of a 10 a.m. liturgy and a 1 p.m. installation ceremony, both in the Robert and Ruth Kehl Center on the Clarke campus. For ceremony details, visit

Joanne Burrows, SC, Ph.D., a member of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, Ohio, became the 15th president of Clarke College on July 1, 2006. Dr. Burrows’ background combines broad practical and theoretical expertise in higher education with a rich understanding of the Catholic tradition. Prior to joining the Clarke College community, she served as the chief academic officer at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College in Saint Mary of the Woods, Indiana.

For more information, contact the Clarke College Public Relations Office at (563)588-6318.


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