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Land O' Lakes Conference


8:30 am    Registration, coffee and continental breakfast

9:00 am    Welcome and opening remarks
Mark Massa, S.J., Boston College

9:15 am    Opening Keynote: “The Land O’ Lakes Agreement in Historical Context”

John McGreevy, University of Notre Dame
   Moderator: Mark Massa, S.J., Boston College

10:30 am   Panel 1: The Legacy of Land O’ Lakes in Catholic Higher Education Today

Michael Hemesath, President, Saint John's University, Collegeville, MN
John Jenkins, C.S.C. President, University of Notre Dame
Linda LeMura, President, Le Moyne College
Sean Sheridan, T.O.R., President, Franciscan University of Steubenville
Peter Steinfels, Fordham University and The New York Times
   Moderator: James O’Toole, Boston College

12:00 pm   Lunch (provided for registered guests)

1:30 pm     Panel 2: The Catholic Intellectual Tradition and Catholic Higher Education

Steven R. DiSalvo, President, Saint Anselm College
Massimo Faggioli, Villanova University
Gregory Kalscheur, S.J., Boston College
Brian Linnane, S.J., President, Loyola University Maryland
Margaret O’Brien Steinfels, Fordham University and Commonweal
   Moderator: Erik Owens, Boston College

3:15 pm     Closing remarks

William P. Leahy, S.J., President, Boston College

4:00 pm     Public Reception