Education Notebook

Catholic Colleges Recognized for Character

RADNOR, Pa.—Twenty-five Catholic colleges have made the John Templeton Foundation's Honor Roll for Character-Building Colleges in the foundation's newly released guidebook:

Alvernia College, Reading, Pa.

Carroll College, Helena, Mont.

Clarke College, Dubuque, Iowa

College of Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati

College of St. Benedict, St. Joseph, Minn.

College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, Minn.

Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio

King's College, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

Marist College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles

Regis University, Denver

St. Bonaventure University, St. Bonaventure, N.Y.

St. Francis College, Loretto, Pa.

St. John's University, Collegeville, Minn.

St. John Fisher College, Rochester, N.Y.

St. Norbert College, De Pere, Wis.

St. Peter's College, Jersey City, N.J.

Stonehill College, Easton, Mass.

University of Dayton, Ohio

University of Mary, Bismarck, N.D.

University of Notre Dame, Ind.

University of Portland, Ore.

University of Scranton, Pa.

Viterbo College, La Crosse, Wis.

Xavier University, Cincinnati.

Gonzaga Health Care Program

GONZAGA UNIVERSITY, Oct. 27—Gonzaga University and five area healthcare providers will open a pioneering clinical pastoral education program in January, said a university statement.

The program will train chaplains and clergy-in-training to better understand death and dying.

New President of Holy Cross Named

HOLY CROSS, Nov. 2—Jesuit Father Michael C. McFarland was elected the 31st president of the College of the Holy Cross Nov. 2.

Father McFarland, currently arts and sciences dean at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash., will assume his duties at the Worcester, Mass. school in July 2000.