Awards and Honors
"He is truly a humble guy."-Dick Conklin, Notre Dame Public Relations 1967-2001
Under Malloy's direction, the University experienced rapid growth in its reputation because of the substantive improvements in the size and scholarly credentials of its faculty, the academic quality and diversity of the student body, and its financial resources and physical infrastructure.
Notre Dame's Trustees conferred an honorary doctoral degree on Father Malloy in 2005, when he retired from the presidency he had held for 18 years. http://newsinfo.nd.edu/content.cfm?topicId=11003
"Monk and Nathan have served Notre Dame with honor and distinction, and the board is pleased to offer these honorary degrees to them as a way of expressing our enduring gratitude and respect." -Board chair Patrick McCartan
Malloy has been awarded 22 honorary degrees.
Father Malloy was the recipient of the 2006 Theodore M. Hesburgh Award from the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities.
Vanderbilt honored him in 1998 with the establishment of a chair in Catholic studies in his name. Chaired professorship in honor of Fr. Malloy established at Vanderbilt University
Malloy has been recognized by several prominent Irish-American organizations.
He is a recipient of the National Association of Basketball Coaches Balfour Silver Anniversary Award, given to former varsity basketball players who have distinguished themselves in civic leadership and service.
How humble is Monk? http://newsinfo.nd.edu/content.cfm?topicId=293