Dr. Ronald P. McArthur: Essays & Videos

Essays

Videos

Alumnus Phil Halpin (’97) has uploaded two vintage videos of Thomas Aquinas College’s late founding president, Dr. Ronald P. McArthur. The first, taken in 1996, features Dr. McArthur talking to the students about his love for the College:

 

The second video comes from the next evening, at the 25th Anniversary Founders’ dinner. Dr. McArthur, Dr. Dillon, Mr. Berquist, Dr. Neumayr, Mr. DeLuca, and others speak about the founding of the College:

 

Meanwhile, in 2011 the College’s alumni hosted this panel discussion of the College’s founders on the occasion of its 40th anniversary:

 

Finally, in 2012 Dr. McArthur presented the following talk to the College’s students:

 

May the souls of Dr. McArthur and all the faithfully departed rest in peace.


Posted: October 31, 2013

Sean Wood (’13)

“When you’re undergoing an education like this, it teaches you how to think, and forms your intellect, so that you will be able to make well-formed choices once you get out into the world.”

– Sean Wood (’13)

Ojai, Calif.

“Thomas Aquinas College knows this — that the life of the mind involves the spiritual life as well — and that is why I have always thought of this institution as a college in the image and likeness of John Paul II.”

– George Weigel

Papal Biographer

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