News
"We honor our father's legacy and commitment to John Carroll University by making this leadership challenge gift"
~ Matt Boler on behalf
of the Boler family
John Carroll University Receives $15 Million to Create a Business College, Two New Schools

May 30, 2018 — John Carroll University has received a $10 million gift to establish the John M. and Mary Jo Boler College of Business. The Boler Family Foundation, based in Chicago, made the historically significant gift to the university in memory of Mr. Boler, a 1956 John Carroll graduate.  In 2016, the year in which Mr. Boler passed away, the Boler School of Business celebrated 20 years of being named in his honor. 

The Boler School will be transformed into the Boler College, and will include two new schools: the School of Accountancy and Information Science, and the School of Leadership and Social Innovation.

John Carroll University President Michael Johnson, Ph.D., offered perspective. "I'm thrilled to be joining John Carroll at such an exciting time in the university's history," Dr. Johnson said. "The vision for what the Boler College can achieve with new schools and programs will have a powerful impact on how we teach and prepare our students for careers in business."

In announcing this transformative investment, the Boler family is supporting the university's launch of the $25 million "Inspired Lives Campaign," for the new business college and its schools. Mr. Boler's son, Matt, spoke on behalf of his family, saying, "We honor our father's legacy and commitment to John Carroll University by making this leadership challenge gift.  We challenge others to join us by investing in this innovative Jesuit business education for a changing world."
John Carroll University Boler School of Business



The family's gift will endow the dean's position in honor of their late father. Matt's mother, Mary Jo Lombardo Boler, and siblings, Judy Boler McCormack, Jill Boler McCormack, Jim Boler, and Mike Boler, were present for the announcement.

Several John Carroll board members have pledged an additional $5 million in total gifts.

"The Boler gift will make a tremendous difference for our students who are seeking to make a powerful impact in the world of business, benefiting from our focus on the role of business as a catalyst for solving the social, environmental, and technological challenges that we face in America and around the world," emphasized Alan Miciak, Ph.D., dean of the newly announced Boler College of Business.

For more information, visit www.boler.jcu.edu. [Source: John Carroll University]






Recent News

August 21, 2018 — Pope Francis has responded to new reports of clerical sexual abuse and the ecclesial cover-up of abuse. In an impassioned letter addressed to the whole People of God, he calls on the Church to be close to victims in solidarity, and to join in acts of prayer and fasting in penance for such "atrocities".

October 19, 2018 — On Oct. 20, the Catholic Church will beatify Jesuit Father Tiburcio Arnaiz Muñoz in Málaga, Spain, where he is recognized as “apostle of the city.”

October 17, 2018 — Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of Fr. Thomas "Tom" S. McShane, SJ, who was called to eternal life on October 16, 2018. He was eighty-nine years old, a Jesuit for seventy-one years, and a priest for fifty-eight years.

What can all happen while sharing a meal together? For Christ, it was when he gave of himself at the Last Supper; for me, it is where I realized I needed to give of myself and enter the Jesuits as well as experienced unity among diversity.

October 15, 2018 — After six months of construction work, the relocation and restoration of Our Lady of Peace Chapel on Xavier’s campus is complete.

October 14, 2018 — Today, Pope Francis canonized a pope and a martyr: Pope John Paul VI and Archbishop Oscar Romero of San Salvador, El Salvador.

view all news

Search news

Publications

Jesuits Summer 2018

Jesuits Spring 2018

Jesuits Fall/Winter 2017



Demontreville Jesuit Retreat House
The Demontreville Jesuit Retreat House is located on the shores of Lake De Montreville in Lake Elmo, Minn.