Lana D. Benatovich
Janet I. Bodnar, '71
James E. Canty, '84
Sr. Margaret Carney, O.S.F., '86
Scott P. Cielewich, '72
Fr. Thomas E. Conway, O.F.M.
Joseph A. DeMaria, '79
Fr. Kevin Downey, O.F.M., '73
Timothy J. Finan
Thomas M. Garvey, '74
Michael E. Hill, '96
Albert C. Horton, '66
William J. Lawley Jr., '85
Paul C. McDonald, '80
Kristan K. McMahon, '97
James E. Meyer, '76
Very Rev. Kevin Mullen, O.F.M.
Fr. Kenneth P. Paulli, O.F.M.
Very Rev. John Puodziunas, O.F.M.
Carol Schumacher, '78
John Sheehan, '82
James E. Stitt
Marvin W. Stocker, '65
Lynda M. Wilhelm, '86
Raymond C. Dee, '64
Robert R. Jones, D.C.S., '58
John R. "Jack" McGinley,
Leslie C. Quick III, L.H.D., '75
couldn't help but catch the spirit of optimism and hope that prevailed. If that wasn't
enough to put gale-force winds in our sails, Pope Francis called out former Bonaventure
and qualities that are needed in a great nation.
Francis and his infectious character and vision. Merton was a member of the university's faculty
for two years (1940-1941) before becoming a Trappist monk. His friendship with his colleagues
and mentors here endured throughout his life.
sity and its future promise.
28,000 strong that echoes that sentiment each day.
something singular -- dare we say -- extraordinary.
tions at alumni events, and phone conference conversations, we've outlined what the Board of
Trustees, administration, faculty, staff, and alumni are being asked to do to support necessary
change and innovation here. We're focused on growing enrollments by increasing our competi-
tive academic standing and program relevance in the market.
licit your volunteer and philanthropic support, we pause here to ac-
knowledge the role this university plays in creating happiness. It's
difficult to imagine a more compelling, optimistic calling.
framing but also forming our strategic planning process and vision. As
he explains, even the sometimes painful process of change can be ac-
complished in a joyous and bountiful Franciscan context -- the same
context that Pope Francis has chosen to change the world's view of our
Robert Daugherty, Chairman, Board of Trustees