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Thursday, October 10
Presidential Symposium: Catholic Liberal Arts Education in the 21st Century: Who Cares?
This engaging and interactive forum features leaders in Catholic higher education and will explore the relevance of a Catholic liberal arts education in today's world. Audience members will be invited to join the discussion, which is modeled after the College's Collegiate Seminar program, a hallmark of Saint Mary's curriculum in which students and faculty discuss and debate the works of some of the greatest thinkers throughout history.
Panel participants include:
- Dr. James A. Donahue, President, Saint Mary's College
- Dr. Mary Lyons, President, University of San Diego
- Monsignor Robert Sheeran, President Emeritus of Seton Hall University
- Br. Mark McVann, FSC, Professor of Theology and Religious Studies, Saint Mary’s College
- Dr. Bethami Dobkin, Provost, Saint Mary’s College (moderator)
7 p.m., Soda Center
Friday, October 11
The Most Rev. Bishop Michael C. Barber, SJ, Presiding
Rev. Leo O’Donovan, SJ, President Emeritus of Georgetown University, Homilist
10:30 a.m., Chapel
Lunch for the Community
12 p.m., De La Salle Quad
Presidential Inauguration Ceremony: Leading for the Future
This event will also be streamed live online and available for viewing online after the event.