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As the University enters another phase in its development under its fifth president, Anthony J. Cernera, and with a new bishop heading the diocese, it has been worthwhile to step back and review its history. It sheds a great deal of light on the last three decades of American Catholic higher education.


Written by Sacred Heart University history professors Charles T. Eby and Paul Siff. We believe this is an unpublished manuscript, possibly written to commemorate SHU's 25th anniversary.



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