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New President to be Inaugurated at Thomas Aquinas College

Former Dean to Lead 38-Year Old School

(SANTA PAULA, Calif.) - On Saturday, February 13, 2010, Dr. Michael Frank McLean will be inaugurated as the fourth president of Thomas Aquinas College on the campus just north of Santa Paula. Below is a schedule for the day:

9:45 a.m.   Procession to Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity Chapel
10:00 a.m.   Mass of the Holy Spirit - Principal Celebrant, Cardinal Roger Mahony
11:15 a.m.   Short coffee reception
12:00 noon   Academic Procession to Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity Chapel
12:15 p.m.   Installation Ceremony - Cardinal Mahony presiding
1:15 p.m.   Luncheon, St. Joseph Commons

Media are invited to attend the event. Please arrive by 9:30 a.m. and proceed to Room 2 in St. Augustine Hall for information packets. Please dress appropriately for the occasion. Photographers, please use discretion while photographing.

Members of the press are invited to attend the inaugural luncheon following the ceremonies.

For any media needs or requests, please call Anne Forsyth at 805-421-5931

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