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Byrne, Patrick H. (Patrick Hugh), 1947-



Alumnus, Class of 1969. A Philosophy Department faculty member since 1975, Byrne served as chairman from 2003-2010, and has directed BC’s Lonergan Institute since 2011. The associate director of the Jesuit Institute from 1997-2001, Byrne also was a member of the University Core Development and Core Renewal committees from 1991-2019, and a 10-year committee member for the Lilly Endowment Planning Grant on Undergraduate Student Vocations, which led to formation of BC’s Intersections program. Among many other campus roles, he served as co-chair of the Task Force on Undergraduate Student Formation (part of the University Academic Planning Council) from 1996-97, and since 1991 has served as the University’s representative to Lilly Fellows Program in Faith, Humanities and the Arts.