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Hesburgh undergoes surgery

Observer Staff Report | Tuesday, May 3, 2011

University President Emeritus Fr. Theodore Hesburgh underwent a successful kidney surgery Monday, according to a University press release.

Hesburgh is now resting comfortably after his surgery, the release stated.

The operation, which was performed at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Mishawaka, Ind., has been scheduled for several weeks.

Hesburgh, 93, served as the president of Notre Dame from 1952 to 1987.