ALICE GALLIN

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GALLIN--Sister Alice, OSU, PhD, died on September 13, 2018. She was raised in New Rochelle, NY. She graduated from the College of New Rochelle and earned an MA from Fordham University and a PhD from the Catholic University of America. She taught history for several years and worked as a research analyst in the United States Military Intelligence Service before joining the Ursuline Order in 1946. Sr. Alice served on the faculty and administration of the College of New Rochelle. From 1976 - 1992, she served at the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities, becoming its Executive Director. Sister Alice dedicated years to research and publishing on the history of American Catholic Higher Education. She was instrumental in the publication and implementation of Ex Corde Ecclesiae. She served as the Director of Research for the National Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee for the bi-centennial program, "Liberty and Justice for All." Sr. Alice Gallin served on the Boards of Notre Dame University, Viterbo College, Iona College, and St. Bonaventure University. She served as interim president of St. Bonaventure University. In recent years She was a Scholar-in Residence at the College of New Rochelle. Sr. Alice was predeceased by her parents and siblings. She is survived by devoted nieces and nephews and her Ursuline Community where she has been a treasured member for almost 70 years. A Wake will be held on Sunday, September 16, 3-5pm and 6-8pm at the Ursuline Province Center, 1338 North Ave, New Rochelle, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial is on Monday, September 17th, 10:30am at Holy Family Church, 83 Clove Road, New Rochelle, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations in Sr. Alice Gallin's name may be made to the Ursuline Sisters, 1338 North Ave, New Rochelle, NY 10804 or visit osueast.org to make an online donation.



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Church of the Holy Family
83 Clove Rd
New Rochelle, NY 10801
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Published in The New York Times on Sept. 15, 2018
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