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Rev. Edward Glynn, Jesuit priest and college president, dies

Rev. Edward Glynn, Jesuit priest and college president, dies

The Rev. Edward Glynn, a Jesuit priest who headed three of his order's universities as well as its Maryland Province, died of cardiac disease Saturday at the Colombiere Jesuit Community in North Roland Park. He was 80.

He belonged to the Society of Jesus for 60 years and held the office of Maryland Provincial from 1990 to 1996.

He had also served as president of St. Peter's University in Jersey City, N.J., from 1978 to 1990, Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash., from 1996 to 1997, and John Carroll University in Cleveland from 1998 to 2005. He also was provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Massachusetts at Boston.

A brother, John Glynn of...

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