Regis University Inaugurates New President

RUSeptember 28, 2012

Father Fitzgibbons at inauguration
From left, Rev. Michael J. Sheeran, S.J.,, the 23rd president of Regis University, and , right, Dick Kelly, chair of the Regis University Board of Trustees, place the presidential chain of office on Rev. John P. Fitzgibbons, S.J., who was inaugurated as the 24th president of the University on Sept. 25. About 1,200 attended the inauguration ceremony including Colorado Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia, Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock Archbishop of Denver, Most Rev. Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila; University of San Francisco President Rev. Stephen A. Privett, S.J.; the Provincial of the Missouri Province of the Society of Jesus, the Very Rev. Douglas W. Marcouiller, S.J.; Sr. Barbara E. Quinn, RSCJ, D.Min., from Boston College. Father Fitzgibbons became Regis University president on June 1. He joined the Jesuits in1973 and was ordained a priest in 1985.