Holy Cross Professor publishes History of Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Rev. Anthony J. Kuzniewski, S.J., a professor in the history department and rector of the Jesuit Community at Holy Cross, has recently published Thy Honored Name: A History of the College of the Holy Cross, 1843-1994 (Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 1999).

Based on extensive research in original sources and featuring extensive illustrations, the book traces the story of the College from its beginnings as a pet project of Bishop Benedict Fenwick, S.J., the second bishop of Boston, to its contemporary standing as one of the top liberal arts colleges in the nation.

A member of the Holy Cross faculty since 1974, Fr. Kuzniewski is a graduate of Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wis.  He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University.  He is also the author of Faith and Fatherland: The Polish Church War in Wisconsin, 1896-1918 (South Bend, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 1981).