Saint Mary's College President Brother Ronald Gallagher was unanimously elected president of the International Association of Lasallian Universities during a meeting of the IALU in Porto Alegre, Brazil in early January. The association is a global consortium of 60 Lasallian institutions that promotes excellence in Catholic higher education and its Secretariat is based at Saint Mary"s College.
In another recent appointment, Brother Ronald was named to the Committee on Student Aid of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU). The committee is charged with ensuring that student aid programs continue to provide all Americans with access to the college of their choice.
This past fall, Brother Ronald was appointed to the Board of Trustees of La Salle University in Philadelphia.