President of Saint Mary's to Give 2011 State of the College Address at Community Luncheon

What: The president of Saint Mary's College of California Brother Ronald Gallagher, FSC, will deliver a state of the College address to alumni, trustees, business and community leaders, government officials, invited Bay Area residents and members of the media on March 31, 2011 at a luncheon in the Veterans Memorial Building in Lafayette.

Brother Ronald will share significant recent institutional accomplishments, preliminary plans for the College's 2012-13 sesquicentennial celebration, including its aspirations to host a presidential debate, plans for future institutional development, and reflections on ways Saint Mary's is responding to California's economic challenges by increasing the numbers of students that are able to benefit from an education at Saint Mary's.

When: Noon, Thursday, March 31, 2011

Where: Veterans Memorial Building, 3780 Mt. Diablo Boulevard Lafayette, CA


Michael McAlpin
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The Saint Mary’s College of California experience inspires learning that lasts a lifetime. For nearly 150 years, the College has provided students with a rigorous education that engages their intellect and spirit, and awakens a desire to transform society. Guided by the Christian Brothers, the Catholic Church’s oldest order dedicated exclusively to teaching, the College enrolls more than 3,800 students in undergraduate and graduate liberal arts and business programs. For more information visit Saint Mary’s College at and just 23 miles east of San Francisco.