Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame, will deliver the commencement address May 12 (Saturday) at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, N.C. Father Malloy will address approximately 960 graduates of the class of 2001.
p. Founded in 1891, North Carolina A&T is a historically black university that merged as a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina in 1972.
p. The 16th president of Notre Dame, Father Malloy was elected by the Board of Trustees in 1986. Now in his third five-year term, he has led the University at a time of rapid growth in its reputation, faculty and resources. Notre Dame’s endowment is more than $3 billion (18th largest among U.S. private colleges and universities) and its recently concluded “Generations” capital campaign raised $1.1 billion, far exceeding its goal of $767 million. The total raised was the largest in the history of Catholic higher education.
p. Father Malloy has played a leading role in national efforts to promote community service and combat substance abuse. To assist in encouraging social service, he has worked closely with Campus Compact, AmeriCorps, the Points of Light Foundation and the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. In combating substance abuse, Father Malloy has been a member of the National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, the Governor’s Commission for a Drug-Free Indiana, the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
p. Father Malloy and James C. Renick, chancellor of North Carolina A&T, are members of the Business-Higher Education Forum, a partnership of the American Council on Education and the National Alliance of Business.