The Rev. Joseph A. Komonchak of The Catholic University of America was honored by fellow theologians with the John Courtney Murray Award, the highest honor from the organization, June 13 at the CTSA convention in Milwaukee.
A substantial number of younger scholars were among the more than 400 academics attending the annual Catholic Theological Society of America convention in Milwaukee June 11-14, reflecting a trend of attracting younger members and students.
Conference organizer Bradford Hinze of Fordham University in New York said the CTSA board has made a concerted effort to offer more scholarships for younger members who want to attend the convention. “That effort has made a really big difference,” he said.
MILWAUKEE -- Members of the Catholic Theological Society of America passed a resolution Friday to support fellow academics in Wisconsin by opposing a plan by state lawmakers to weaken tenure and shared governance in the state’s higher education system. The resolution passed by voice vote with only a few opposing or abstaining.