Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., president emeritus of the University of Notre Dame, has been reappointed to the board of governors of theUniversityofNotre Dame Australia.
In reappointing Father Malloy to the board through 2009, the trustees of Notre Dame Australia cited his numerous contributions to the university and his support in carrying out its mission of Catholic education.
Father Malloy and Catholic university leaders from Notre Dame and around the world were integral in initial research and studies before Notre Dame Australia was established in 1990.The Universitys enrollment has grown from 60 in 1992 to over 3,000 today.
Father Malloy served from 1987 to 2005 as the 16 th president of Notre Dame and led the University during a period of significant growth in resources, faculty and academic reputation.He continues to teach a first-year undergraduate seminar and lives on campus in a student residence hall as he did during his presidency.
Father Malloy has been a member of the Notre Dame faculty since 1974. His sixth book,Monks Notre Dame,was published last fall.
TheUniversityofNotre Dame Australiais the nations first Catholic university and has campuses in three Australian cities. Although there are no legal or financial ties between the institutions, Notre Dame Australia was patterned after itsU.S.namesake.