Making College Accessible to All
CLEVELAND, OH—Robert Niehoff, S.J., president of John Carroll University, will speak about making college accessible and affordable to all qualified students, particularly those who come from underserved segments of the population, and what institutions are doing in response to the critical need to expand the pool of college-educated persons at noon on Friday, May 25, 2007, at The City Club of Cleveland.
Father Niehoff was associate provost and vice president for Planning and Budget of the University of San Francisco before joining John Carroll. He has worked in higher education, non-profit organizations, and church and Jesuit community administration.
Niehoff joined the Society of Jesus in 1972. Since ordination in 1982, he has served as treasurer of the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley, financial officer of the Archdiocese of Nassau, in the Bahamas, and financial analyst, co-director for Mission and Identity, and assistant to the vice president for Student Life at Gonzaga University.
Niehoff is currently the vice chair of the board and chair of the board of trustees of Wheeling Jesuit University. He is a committee member on the boards of Saint Louis University, Regis University, Georgetown University, and Oregon Province of the Society of Jesus, and serves on Saint Ignatius High School Board of Regents, Caritas Connection board, and the National Leadership Roundtable on Church Management.
Tickets for this City Club Friday Forum, in partnership with The Links, Incorporated Western Reserve Chapter, are $18 for members and $30 for non-members. Lunch is included. Reservations are required at least 24 hours in advance of the event. They can be purchased by calling The City Club at 216.621.0082 or visiting the website at www.cityclub.org.