Hesburgh: A Biography by Michael O'brienHesburgh: A Biography by Michael O'brien

Hesburgh: A Biography

byMichael O'brien

Paperback | December 1, 1998

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The most versatile and highly respected academic leader in the United States, Father Theodore Hesburgh was known for his rare energy and ability to carry out a staggering variety of assignments with distinction. He combined an exceptional blend and balance of qualities -- intellect, character, personality, spirituality, and management skill. A man of enormous good will, he tried to embody the compassion of Christ.

During his career as president of the University of Notre Dame from 1952 to 1987, enrollment doubled, the endowment grew from $9 million to $350 million, and the number of buildings on campus increased from 48 to 88. At the time of his retirement, his signature was on the degrees of four out of five living Notre Dame graduates.

Title:Hesburgh: A BiographyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 9.56 × 6.42 × 1.3 inPublished:December 1, 1998Publisher:Catholic University of America Press

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ISBN - 10:0813209218

ISBN - 13:9780813209210

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