Ventures Spring 2017 - Page 12

THE LEGACY OF A PRESIDENT THE LEGACY OF A PRESIDENT 91% INCREASE IN ENROLLMENT The fact that Kevin J. Manning, Ph.D., was a visionary became clear as early as his inaugural address as Villa Julie College’s fourth president in 2000. He said, “We see a world longing for love, children seeking protection, parents needing guidance, the sick wanting help, nations needing food. … There are many people who need the help that only higher education can provide. And maybe Villa Julie College and higher education can assist in making this journey more meaningful and more possible for all.” During his 16 ye