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After 97 years of life, Father Theodore M. Hesburgh, priest of the Congregation of Holy Cross, died on Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 11:30 p.m. at the Holy Cross House, adjacent to the University of Notre Dame where he served as president from 1952 to 1987.
During that time, he became highly influential in the world of higher education. Even after his service as President of the University concluded, he maintained a daily presence on campus, bolstering the proof of his passion for higher education.
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