Hesburgh Forum

Since 1986, the Hesburgh Lecture Series has brought a taste of Notre Dame’s academic excellence to alumni and their local communities.  The lectures have perpetuated the example of President Emeritus Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., as a lifelong learner.

Hesburgh Forum 2020

"From Success to Significance"

Thursday, March 26 

Location: 224 S Michigan Ave., Suite 220

Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm

This year’s Hesburgh Forum theme is “From Success to Significance”. Please join our club in welcoming David Link – Rev. Dean Link will present on how a person can advance from success to significance through service to those whom society regards as the least and the last. Fr. Link reviews the many blessings in his life (especially Notre Dame) that brought him to his true calling.

Past Guest Speakers


O. Carter Snead – Professor, Law; Concurrent Professor, Political Science; William P. and Hazel B. White Director, Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture

Discussion Panel – Restoring Public Trust in the Government, Judiciary and Media


Ken Dye – Director of Bands, Professor of Music

Scott Malpass – Vice President and chief investment officer at Notre Dame

Jim Sullivan – Associate Professor of Economics; Co-Founder of The Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO)


Jenny Scanlon – CEO and President of USG Corporation

Dolly Duffy – Executive Director, Notre Dame Alumni Association