Brother Robert Smith, FSC, PhD
Upon the invitation of Brother William Mann, FSC, president of Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, seven professor-scholars from Lasallian college/universities within the Lasallian Region of North America (including Bethlehem University) traveled to Winona, Minnesota, to participate in a three day interactive research seminar around the theme: “The Challenges of Lasallian Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century.” This paper provides an overview of each of the papers submitted and included in this section of the AXIS: Journal for Lasallian Higher Education.
Keywords: Catholic; Lasallian; Higher Education
Brother Robert Smith, FSC, PhD, serves as the chief academic officer and vice president for the schools of graduate and professional programs at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota since 2013. Brother Robert holds a PhD in moral theology from Marquette University, an MA in religious studies from United Theological Seminary, and bachelor’s degrees in psychology and theology from Saint Mary’s University.