Category Archives: Office of the President

HNU President Hynes joins Rep. Barbara Lee to speak out against increases to Stafford Loan interest rates

Yesterday at a news conference at Cal’s Haas Pavilion, Representative Barbara Lee (D-Oakland) and Holy Names University President William Hynes joined forces with Mills College President Alecia DeCoudreaux, UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau and Cal State East Bay President Leroy … Continue reading

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Holy Names University’s President Hynes Meets Secretary of Education at the White House

News Release Media contact: Lesley Sims, Holy Names University, 510-436-1405 or sims@hnu.edu Holy Names University’s President Hynes Meets Secretary of Education at the White House OAKLAND, CA; April 4, 2012 – William J. Hynes, Ph.D., Holy Names University’s (HNU) President, … Continue reading

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President’s Message from HNU Today: The Game Changers

President’s Message, from the Winter/Spring Issue of HNU Today Magazine for Alumni and Friends of Holy Names University “It’s going to be a Game Changer!” said Nicole Taylor, Executive Director of the East Bay Community Foundation and HNU 2010 Commencement … Continue reading

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Gwen Ifill to Deliver 2012 Commencement Address

Dr. William J. Hynes, HNU’s President, announced that the commencement address for the graduating class of 2012 will be delivered by Gwen Ifill, moderator of Washington Week and moderator, managing editor and senior political correspondent for the PBS NewsHour. Ms. … Continue reading

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Cal Grant Funding In Jeopardy

By now you likely are aware that Cal Grant funding for students is in jeopardy. The Governor of California has proposed reducing the Cal Grant maximum award to students from private California schools from $9,708 to $5,472. This will impact … Continue reading

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