Honorary Degree Recipient Bishop Borys Gudziak, President of Ukrainian Catholic Church, to Give May 8 Lecture
Borys Gudziak ’80—bishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Saint Vladimir the Great of Paris, director of external relations for the Greek Catholic Church and president of the Ukrainian Catholic University in L’viv, Ukraine—will speak on Tuesday, May 8, from 5-6:30 p.m. in Maxwell Auditorium.
Gudziak, a native Syracusan, will receive an honorary degree from the University at the Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 13, in the Carrier Dome.
In his Tuesday lecture, titled “Ukrainian Catholic University: 21st-Century University in a Post-Communist Land,” Gudziak will explore his experiences as president of the university over the past 25 years, including detective stories, conflicts with the former KGB, revolutions, the killing of one of its young faculty members and the university’s rise to success.
A reception will follow in the Founders Room in Maxwell Hall.