Father Tunney Leaves for Fairfield

March 1, 2016


BUFFALO, NY - Canisius will lose a longstanding member of the campus community in July, when Rev. Michael Tunney, SJ, assumes the role of rector of the Fairfield Jesuit community. Appointed to the new position by the Superior General of the Jesuits, Father Tunney leaves Canisius having served as professor of fine arts and director of that program. He is also past rector of the Canisius Jesuit community. As the college’s first director of mission and identity, Father Tunney worked to promote a deeper understanding and the active engagement of Canisius’ Catholic, Jesuit education.