Dennis Brown | May 5, 2017
Two new Fellows of the University of Notre Dame and five new members of the Board of Trustees were elected at the Board’s spring meetings May 4 and 5. Two current Trustees – Scott Cowen and Bishop Daniel Jenky, C.S.C. – were elected to emeritus status.
Martin Rodgers and Rev. John “Jack” Ryan, C.S.C., have been elected Fellows of the University. A member of the Board since 2014, Rodgers leads Accenture’s work in metro Washington, D.C., and is a managing director in its health and public service practice. He is a Notre Dame graduate with a bachelor’s degree in economics and an MBA from Harvard. From 1993 to 1996, Rodgers served as a recent graduate Trustee.
The president of King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, since 2011, Father Ryan was ordained a priest of the Congregation of Holy Cross, the University’s founding order, in 1990. A graduate of Wilkes College, Father Ryan holds an MBA from St. Joseph’s University, a master of divinity degree from the University of Toronto and a doctorate in business administration from Temple University. He was elected as a Trustee in 2016.