OLLU mourns the loss of former professor


Sister Virginia Clare Duncan.

OLLU mourns the loss of Sister Virginia Clare (VC) Duncan, CDP, PhD, former OLLU Professor of Education. Sister VC first came to Our Lady of the Lake College to earn her Bachelor of Arts in English. Later, while working on her doctorate at the University of Texas at Austin, she taught education courses at OLLU. She was a member of the OLLU faculty off and on from 1964 to 1983.

After leaving OLLU, Sister VC became director of Physical Facilities at the Convent, did pastoral work and teaching in Louisiana, and served as the first Director of Development for the Congregation of Divine Providence. She retired in 1996 after 56 years of religious service.

The Rosary is Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 4 p.m. and the Wake is at 6:30 p.m. A Memorial Service will be Thursday, Sept. 12 at 2 p.m. All services will be in Annunciation Chapel at Our Lady of the Lake Convent Center.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to the Sisters of Divine Providence, 515 S.W. 24th Street, San Antonio, Texas 78207.