John P. Schlegel, S.J., and Leo J. O'Donovan, S.J., talk about Jesuit higher education today.
John P. Schlegel, S.J., and Leo J. O'Donovan, S.J., both served long tenures as presidents of Jesuit colleges. For our annual Jesuit education issue, they talk about the challenges facing Catholic colleges in a pluralistic society and how the implementation of Ex corde ecclesia affected the way Jesuit schools think about their Catholic identity. Fr. Schlegel, left, the current president and publisher of America, is the past president of the University of San Francisco and Creighton University. Fr. O'Donovan served as president of Georgetown University.