May 26, 2016, Miami Shores, Florida – Barry University has appointed John D. Murray, PhD, currently Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences for Indiana State University, as their new Provost and psychology professor, effective July 1. In welcoming Dr. Murray to the Barry community, Sister Linda Bevilacqua, OP, PhD, noted, “His visionary leadership and commitment to transformative learning will play a vital role in enhancing the mission of our university and the goals of our schools and colleges.” Read the entire announcement.
April 8, 2016, Miami, Florida – Barry University continued its year-long celebration of its 75th anniversary on April 5 with a lunch-time mini-conference on Earth Justice: Ways of Caring for our Common Home. Sister Linda Bevilacqua, OP, PhD, President, welcomed five Adrian Dominican Sisters who served as panelists. Sister Patricia Siemen, OP, Prioress-elect of the Adrian Dominican Sisters and founder and director of the Center for Earth Jurisprudence, facilitated the panel discussion. Also serving on the panel were Sister Judy Byron, OP; Sister Carol Coston, OP; Sister Elise D. García, OP; and Sister Mary Ellen Leciejewski, OP. Watch the video of the panel discussion.