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Video 1: The announcement of Dr. Michael Lovell as the 24th president of Marquette University

On Wednesday, March 26, 2014, Marquette University announced Dr. Michael Lovell as the 24th president. Speakers included:

Charles Swoboda, Eng '89, chair of the Marquette University Board of Trustees
John Ferraro, Bus Ad '77, chair of the Presidential Search Committee
and vice chair of the Board of Trustees
Rev. Thomas Lawler, S.J., member of the Marquette University Board of Trustees
Dr. Michael Lovell, president-elect of Marquette University.


Video 2: Finding the 24th president of Marquette University

John F. Ferraro, Bus Ad' 77, chair of the Presidential Search Committee and vice chair of the Board of Trustees, was interviewed about the Board of Trustees' election of Dr. Michael R. Lovell, chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, as Marquette's 24th president. Ferraro discusses the historic nature of the first lay president in Marquette's history, the search process and the qualities that made President-Elect Lovell the committee's unanimous first choice to lead the university into the future.


Video 3: The search for the next president of Marquette University

John F. Ferraro, Bus Ad '77, chair of the Presidential Search Committee and vice chair of the Board of Trustees, discusses the search for Marquette's 24th president, including how the search will include Jesuit and lay candidates, opportunities for the Marquette community to provide feedback about presidential characteristics and qualifications, and why he is excited to lead the Presidential Search Committee.


search committee

  • John Ferraro
    Bus Ad ’77, vice chair of the Board of Trustees, chair of the Presidential Search Committee, global chief operating officer at Ernst & Young
  • Patricia Cervenka
    Professor of law and director of the Law Library
  • Dr. William Cullinan
    PT ’81, dean of the College of Health Sciences
  • Patrick Lawton
    Bus Ad ’78, Grad ’80, Trustee, managing director, fixed income capital markets group, Robert W. Baird & Co.
  • Dr. Arnold Mitchem
    Grad ’81, Trustee, retired president,
    Council for Opportunity in Education
  • Rev. Joseph M. O’Keefe, S.J.
    Trustee, professor of education at
    Boston College
  • Dr. Janis Orlowski
    Eng ’78, Trustee, senior director,
    Health Care Affairs, American Association of Medical Colleges
  • Owen Sullivan
    Arts ’79, Trustee, retired CEO of Right Management, Jefferson Wells, and president of specialty brands, ManpowerGroup

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