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Video & Audio Files


Recorded Interviews

 Visit the ACCU page on SoundCloud to hear interviews with top researchers and scholars on contemporary Catholic higher education.


Catholic Education from Kindergarten through Postgraduate
Rev. Ronald Nuzzi, director of the Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) at the University of Notre Dame, talks about the program's commitment to Catholic education from the perspective of training educational leaders. Also includes a reflection from Chelsea Madison, an ACE graduate, on her experiences with the program.
Running time:  18 minutes, 33 seconds


Jesuit Higher Education

The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities former president, Rev. Charles Currie, SJ, reflects on Catholic higher education with ACCU intern Fiona Buggy.
Running time:  14 minutes, 55 seconds


Lay Presidents at Catholic Colleges and Universities

Lorraine Sloma-Williams, Ed.D., discusses her research on the dynamic of lay presidents at Catholic colleges and universities.
Running time:  17 minutes, 51 seconds


Reflections on the 2008 Visit of Pope Benedict to the United States
ACCU President Michael Galligan-Stierle offers his thoughts on Pope Benedict XVI's address to Catholic educators.
Running time:  18 minutes, 53 seconds


Video Presentations

ACCU has created a number of videos that showcase the distinctive contributions of Catholic higher education, as well as tributes to leaders in the field that the association has honored.

The 2017 Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, CSC Award
for outstanding contributions and extended service to Catholic higher education to:
Rev. Michael J. Sheeran, SJ
President, Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities; and former President, Regis University


The 2017 Monika K. Hellwig Award
for outstanding contributions to Catholic intellectual life to:
Sr. Margaret Carney, OSF, S.T.D.
Former President, St. Bonaventure University


The 2017 Presidents’ Distinguished Service Award
for personal service of exceptional quality to Catholic higher education to:
Thomas M. Landy, Ph.D.
Director, Rev. Michael C. McFarland, SJ Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture, College of the Holy Cross; and Director, Collegium


In Our Own Words

This video, produced by ACCU and partners, profiles five recent Catholic college graduates, who speak about what their education has meant to them. Together, their stories demonstrate the power of Catholic higher education and give voice to the unique and meaningful role of those colleges and universities.


The Role of the Catholic Higher Education President

Presentation by ACCU President Michael Galligan-Stierle to the University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX, March 2017


Big Questions and the Catholic Intellectual Tradition

Presentation by ACCU President Michael Galligan-Stierle to the Freshman Symposium at the University of St. Thomas (TX) in 2015