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Fr. David O'Connell Reflects On His 12 Years As President Of Catholic University

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Fr David O'Connell took over as president of The Catholic University of America in 1998. His tenure as the 14th president of the university has been marked by a number of accomplishments: inlcuding an almost 25 percent increase in student enrollment.

O'Connell sat down with WAMU's Kavitha Cardoza to talk about his time in D.C.

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