US Academics Visit Notre Dame

Document Type

Media Release

Publication Date

Summer 24-1-2005

Publisher Name

The University of Notre Dame, Fremantle Campus

Publication Place



The President of The University of Notre Dame Indiana, Father Edward (Monk) Malloy CSC, visited The University of Notre Dame Australia last week to meet with the Vice Chancellor and executive staff.

Father Malloy a Trustee and Governor of The University of Notre Dame Australia was accompanied by Father Peter Jarret CSC, the Assistant to the President and Father Mark Poorman CSC, the Vice President for Student Affairs also of Notre Dame Indiana.

Father Malloy said he was amazed by the development of Notre Dame since his last visit in June 2002 and was excited that Notre Dame would be opening the second medical school in Western Australia. He also spoke of Notre Dame’s commitment to rural and indigenous education on the Broome Campus.

Notre Dame’s Vice Chancellor, Dr Peter Tannock said, “Father Malloy, as President of Notre Dame is an outstanding leader in Catholic higher education in the USA. We always welcome visits from him and our other American Governors. Their advice and public support have been an important part of the growth of Notre Dame since our establishment”.

Whilst in the region, Father Malloy also visited Notre Dame’s Sydney Campus to review the proposed sites and plans by architect Marcus Collins. Notre Dame is expected to commence classes on the Sydney campus in 2006.

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