Monan Presidency 1972-1996
office of the chancellor
Source: A Wider Horizon, Monan Presidency, 1972-1996, Boston College Annual Report, 1995-96
J. Donald Monan, S.J., came to the university from the deanship and a vice presidency at LeMoyne College in upstate New York. He spent the next 24 years - until July 31, 1996 - leading BC through a dramatic transformation into one of the most successful and admired universities in the nation. The following are highlights of Boston College's development during Fr. Monan's presidency.