Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., president emeritus of the University of Notre Dame, will give the commencement address and receive an honorary degree at the winter commencement exercisesofFontbonneUniversityinSt. Louison Friday (Dec. 16).
This is the 23 rd honorary degree received by Father Malloy.
Father Malloy served from 1987 to 2005 as the 16th president ofNotre Dame, leading the University during a period of significant growth in reputation, faculty, and resources.A professor in the Department of Theology and a member of the Notre Dame faculty since 1974, he also is the author of five books including, most recently,Monks Travels: People, Places and Events.
Father Malloy teachesa seminar for first-year undergraduates each semester and makes his home in a student residence hall on campus.