Oral Histories

Title

Thomas Kennealy interview

Streaming Media

Authors

Thomas Kennealy

Interviewer

Timothy McCabe

Interview Date

2-27-2015

Keywords

Xavier University (Cincinnati Ohio), College administrators, Jesuits

Interview Location

United States--Ohio--Hamilton County--Cincinnati

Summary

Father Thomas P. Kennealy, SJ, is a member of the Society of Jesus. He has served at Xavier University since 1969 in various roles: professor, administrator, and as university archivist. Kennealy has received various awards, most notably the Paul O’Connor Leadership Award in 2006.

In this interview Kennealy discusses his early family life. He describes his entrance into the Society of Jesus, his training as a Jesuit, his vocation as priest, and his priestly activity at Xavier University. His discusses his work as a French professor and as Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. His greatest Xavier challenges and accomplishments are described. He also talks about various individuals related to the university. In conclusion Kennealy considers what challenges and opportunities are faced by Xavier University, both now and in the future.

Language

English

Duration

00:47:00

Format

video/mp4

Type

Sound

Item Identifier

xuaoh2015_001

Collection

Xavier University Oral History Collection

Repository

University Archives and Special Collections, Xavier University Library, Cincinnati, Ohio

Rights

Copyright belongs to Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio). The interview may be copied by individuals or libraries for personal use, research, teaching or any 'fair use' as defined by copyright law. Permission to reproduce materials in this collection for publication or distribution must be obtained from Xavier University Archives.

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