St. John’s University’s New President Focused on Vincentian Mission, Community Prior to Installation

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As the fall semester comes to a close, St. John’s University will be making a fresh start next semester with a new president. Father Brian Shanley O.P., will succeed Bobby Gempesaw in February 2021.

Father Shanley joined Currents News to share his upcoming plans and the story behind how he ended up coming to the Queens campus after spending 15 years at Rhode Island’s Catholic university, Providence College.