Rev. John S. Dunne, C.S.C., the Rev. John A. O'Brien Professor Catholic Theology, is the recipient of the 2013 Presidential Award, given to a member of the faculty or adminsitration for distinguished service to Notre Dame over an extended period of time. A 1951 graduate of Notre Dame, Father Dunne is a Holy Cross priest who joined the faculty at his alma mater in 1957 and has been an important figure in the Department of Theology ever since. He arguably has taught more students than anyone else in the University's history, and taught them superbly well, winning Notre Dame's Sheedy Award and the Danforth Foundation Harbison Award in recognition of his efforts.