“We really need to do a whole lot more with regard to moral formation and ethical training and reasoning.” Rev. Mark Poorman, C.S.C. Former VP Student Affairs

NOTRE DAME, IN – Alcohol, sex, and the hookup culture are deeply troublesome features of campus environments across the country. Notre Dame is no exception. How Notre Dame deals with these phenomena is important to its Catholic identity. The facts are not encouraging.

Alumni often tell us they like to hear student views. So do we. We bring you now what Bob Burkett (’13), last year’s editor-in-chief of The Irish Rover and recipient of the Sycamore student award, had to say at our June annual breakfast.

You can read his address here, but it is brief and we hope you will watch it here. We cannot do all of it justice in this bulletin.