Ruggiero Lectures from previous years
Where available, click on the links below to read the complete text of the lecture and/or the video clip!
September 13, 2012
► Catholic High Schools: Facing the New Reality
by Rev. James Heft, S.M.
President of the Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies
September 12, 2011
► Catholic Universities - Ten years after Implementing Ex corde Ecclesiae
by Dr. Anthony Cernera
President of the International Federation of Catholic Universities
September 13, 2010
► The dynamics of Catholic School Leadership: The challenges facing Catholic K-12
by John T. James, Ed.D.
Assistant professor and director of Catholic Leadership Programs at Saint Louis University
September 14, 2009
► "What kind of tale have we fallen into?" The Future of Catholic Schools in the United States
by John Staud, Ph.D.
Director - Alliance for Catholic Education University of Notre Dame.
September 8, 2008
► "Saintly Education: The Oblate Legacy from Leonie Aviat"
by Mother Françoise-Bernadette Beuzelin, O.S.F.S.
Mother General of the Oblate Sisters of St. Francis de Sales successor to St. Leonie de Sales Aviat
September 10, 2007
► "Keeping Our Schools Catholic: Lessons from a Long History"
by Sr. Mary Berchmans Hannan, V.H.M.
President Emerita - Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School
September 11, 2006
► "Catholic Identity: The Value-Added and Essential Component of Catholic Education"
by Dr. John J. Convey
Provost & St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Professor of Education - The Catholic University of America
September 12, 2005 (no text available)
"Catholic Schools: Gift to the Church, Gift to the Nation"
by Michael Guerra
United Nations delegate - International Office of Catholic Education
September 13, 2004
► "Breaking the Cycle of Poverty through Education"
by Fr. Jack Podsiadlo, S.J.
Executive Director of the Nativity Network
September 15, 2003
► "Myths, Realities and Dreams about Catholic Education, From a Passionate Practitioner's View"
by Sr. Rose Marie DeCarlo, I.H.M.
General Superior of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
September 16, 2002
► "The Genius of Catholic Education"
by James J. Cusimano, Esq.
Secretary of Education (retired) - Diocese of Allentown, PA