The Catholic University of America

Bill Bowman, dean, Busch School of Business, was featured in an article published by the Catholic Herald, discussing his appointment as dean of The Busch School of Business. See below.

Whitefish Bay native named business dean at CUA

From: Catholic Herald  
Date: October 27, 2016
Author: Joe Poirier

...Originally, Bowman did not see a correlation between business and religion until a priest introduced him to Pope Leo XIII’s 1891 encyclical “Rerum Novarum” that addresses the condition of the working classes and the mutual duties between labor and capital.

“I saw how incredibly and beautifully the Catholic Social Doctrine informs the business world and applies to everyone,” said Bowman, who gave workshops on the subject throughout the country for 15 years.

“When Enron fell, that was kind of a wakeup call for a lot of Catholic business people; a lot of the people involved with Enron were Catholics and had graduated from Harvard Business School,” said Bowman. “The question that came up is what is going on with ethics that are so legible but aren’t particularly believed?”...

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