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Diversity and Inclusion

“Matters that Matter” with Sharon M. K. Kugler

September 15, 2020 at 7:00pm8:00pm EDT

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Join Sharon M. K. Kugler, chaplain of Yale University, and Hendricks Chapel Dean Brian Konkol for a virtual conversation on Tuesday, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m. ET. They will discuss the past, present and future of college and university chaplaincy.

The virtual event can be accessed with Facebook Live on Hendricks Chapel’s Facebook page or Zoom webinar. Pre-registration is not required, and the conversation is free and available to all.

Kugler is the first woman, lay-person and Roman Catholic to hold the position of Yale University Chaplain. Prior to her appointment at Yale in 2007, she was University Chaplain at Johns Hopkins University, and worked in other higher education and healthcare positions. Kugler served as president of both the Association of College and University Religious Affairs (ACURA) from 2000-2002 and the National Association of College and University Chaplains (NACUC) from 1999-2001. She earned a master’s degree at Georgetown University, and studied at the Jesuit School of Theology and St. Mary’s Seminary & University.

This will be the 14th installment of “Matters that Matter: A Conversation Series from Hendricks Chapel,” a virtual series hosted by Hendricks Chapel that brings local and national thought leaders together in conversation to discuss critical matters facing society. Learn more at

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This event was published on September 11, 2020.

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