Fr. David O'Connell Reflects On His 12 Years As President Of Catholic University | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

: News

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

Play associated audio

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.


'Getting On' Star Niecy Nash: 'I Never Wanted To Be Funny'

Nash says it took her a long time to see her comedic side as a gift, but she finally embraced it. Now her role as Nurse DiDi in the HBO comedy series has opened the door to more serious opportunities.
WAMU 88.5

Hops Coming Home: Loudoun County To Add Hop Production Facility

The first commercial-scale hop production and processing facility in the region is being planned out in Loudoun County, further adding to the region's burgeoning beer business.


Families Feel Sidelined As U.S. Reviews Hostage Policy

The White House is reviewing how it handles hostage crises following the brutal murders of Americans abroad, but families of hostages say they're often left out of the conversation.

Marine Corps Finds It Tough To Shut Down Sexist Facebook Groups

Female Marines are being humiliated and generally degraded by their peers on Facebook. The groups' pages are frequently shut down, but return within days due to a dedicated following.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.