Vincentian College Presidents met with Superior General at Vincentian Higher Education Conference  “Beyond the Bicentennial: The Promise of Vincentian Higher Education” held in NYC November 11-12, 2016.


Left to Right: Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw, Ph.D. President of St. John’s University, Superior General Very Rev. Tomaz Mavric, C.M.,  Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., President Niagara University & Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M. President DePaul University.

2016 marks the 200th anniversary of the arrival of the first Vincentians in the United States.  As a way to commemorate this historic occasion, Niagara University, St. John’s University and DePaul University are hosting a conference on Vincentian higher education in the United States. Beyond the Bicentennial: The Promise of Vincentian Higher Education. The conference will bring together leaders from all three universities to explore the opportunities and challenges we face as we seek to serve our students in a rapidly changing world while remaining always faithful to our distinctive Catholic and Vincentian identity.

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More coverage to follow tomorrow beginning with Bishop O’Connell’s homily.