Father Scully Receives Simon Prize

Michael O. Garvey | Oct. 22, 2013 | Notre Dame News

Fr Tim Scully chats with fourth-graders at St Rita School in Ft Worth, TXFr. Scully chats with fourth-graders at St Rita School in Ft Worth, TX. Photo by Matt Cashore/University of Notre Dame

Rev. Timothy R. Scully, C.S.C., Hackett Family Director of the Institute for Educational Initiatives and professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame, will be awarded the $100,000 William E. Simon Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Social Entrepreneurship by the Manhattan Institute for founding and leading the Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE).

“On behalf of the entire University, I want to congratulate Father Scully for this recognition and for his leadership in supporting Catholic schools and the essential service they provide in delivering spiritually enriching, morally grounded, quality education to many of the nation’s poorest children,” said Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C.

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