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Salve Regina Oral History Project: Sister Therese Antone

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Sister Therese Antone is the current Chancellor of Salve Regina University. In the past, she studied here as an undergraduate until 1962, and additionally served as a tenured professor, Director of Development, Executive Vice President for Corporate Affairs and Advancement, Secretary of the Board of Trustees, and the President of the university from 1994 to 2009. In the first interview, (June 26, 2018), she shared some sentiments about the development of the university since her start here, and her first big project as the Director of Development: the William Watts-Sherman House. It also contains information about Mrs. Young, the Watts-Sherman Carriage House, and plans for the university. In the second interview, (July 2, 2018), Sister Therese talks about the Ochre Point Residence Complex, which later became known as Hunt and Reefe. She also shares information about Mrs. Young, Wallace Hall, and the creation of the Pell Center in the Young Building, as well as the development of the President’s House. Her third interview, (July 12, 2018), discusses Carey Mansion and the building of Walgreen Hall. Sister Therese also sheds light on building Rodgers Recreation Center, Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, as well as the creation of Antone Academic Center and the growing need for academic space on campus.

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Oral History Interviews with Sister Therese Antone, current Chancellor of Salve Regina University, who graduated from Salve Regina College in 1962 and worked as a tenured professor, Director of Development, Vice President for Corporate Affairs and Advancement, Secretary of the Board of Trustees, and served as President from 1994-2009. These interviews were conducted on June 26, 2018, July 2, 2018 and July 12, 2018.

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