Father Malloy's presidency was marked by the most impressive growth in the history of the University to date in facilities, endowment, faculty-student ratios, research funding, financial aid, and student diversity.
"He is truly a humble guy. He's an urban guy."-Dick Conklin, Notre Dame Public Relations 1967-2001
"For me, he'll be known as a pioneer." -Danielle Boucree, Class of 1991
"For someone to make the commitment to diversity knowing what he's up against and sticking to it is pretty admirable." Cecilia Lucero, Class of 1984
"In action, he's been able to demonstrate that he is a firm believer in what this University stands for, where this University is heading, and where it will continue to go." Jesse Dang, Class of 2001
"In my case, coming from the Navajo Nation, the most striking part about coming out here was how genuine people were, and Father Malloy was one of the first people who spoke to me." Deswood Etsitty, Class of 1993
Focus on multicultural and co-educational realities
With 18 percent minority undergraduate students in 2005 compared to only 7 percent in 1987, Notre Dame is much more diverse than it was.
Under his leadership, he established the Hispanic Alumni Board, the African-American Alumni Association, and the Asian-Pacific Alumni Association.
Blind admissions-making the ND student body more resemble what students will encounter after they graduate as a population of the US.
Town-gown relationship: Homeless Center, Robinson Community Learning Center
Focus of Catholic mission and identity
Supporting the vision of the University
Father Malloy led Notre Dame at a time of rapid growth in its reputation, faculty, and resources. He is known as the President who expanded the physical infrastructure of the campus the most by building the buildings to support the vision of Notre Dame as a research university.
"[Malloy] moved forward in research: number of faculty, quality of faculty, quality of students, a great fund-raising campaign. He's done a great job on these issues." -Rev. John Jenkins, CSC, President of the University of Notre Dame
Elevated teaching across the board and elevated our capacity as a research institution and a professional training place
Continuation of our excellence in undergraduate instruction
During Malloy's leadership, the average SAT score at Notre Dame increased by about 16 points by 2005.
Graduate school enrollment grew by about 1,000 students by 2005. Students are attracted by top-flight research and advanced degree programs.
The campus expanded physically, by about 40 new buildings, with the breathtaking Marie P. DeBartolo Center for the Performing Arts and Guglielmino Center
The University's endowment totaled more than $3 billion (18th largest among US private colleges and universities)
The "Generations" capital campaign raised $1.1 billion, far exceeding its goal of $767 million. The total raised was the largest in the history of Catholic higher education
"How we decide the relationship between the new facilities and the "people things": You have to keep a sense of scale about that." -Rev. Edward A. (Monk) Malloy, CSC
Read more about Malloy's accomplishments: http://newsinfo.nd.edu/content.cfm?topicId=12026
Facts and figures of Father Malloy's presidency
|Average SAT (undergraduates)||1198||1360|
|Male/female ratio (undergraduates)||63/37||53/48|
|Endowment||$456 million||$3 billion|
|Operating budget||$173 million||$700 million+|
|Financial aid||$5 million||$136 million|
|Research awards||$20 million||$73 million|
|Study abroad (countries)||9||17|