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“The missing component in the phrase ‘faith and reason’ is truth.” Reverend Nicholas Rouch ’83, S.T.D.,Vice President for Mission and Ministry Jason Fowler ’98 and Reverend Joseph C. Gregorek, Ph.D.

Father Rouch has served as Gannon’s Vice President for Mission and Ministry since 2001, but he has been part of the University in different capacities since being assigned to Gannon in 1983. In his current position, he acts as an agent within the community to stimulate reflection and support initiatives related to Gannon’s mission. He connects with students through campus ministry and various student-led organizations, and he also serves as an adjunct lecturer in the Theology department, allowing him to connect with students on scholarly, professional, and personal levels. “The clearer that Gannon is about our own Catholic mission,” Father Rouch said, “the easier it is for students and other members of the community to compare their own experiences of faith to Catholicism. This creates fertile soil for mature religious commitment.”

The connection between faith and reason happens in every part of life that students experience, but it is reinforced by classroom studies and the relationships that they form with the faculty. Like Father Rouch, Very Reverend Joseph C. Gregorek, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, has

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Annual Report of the President 2005  

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