Claire Noonan, DMin ’10

Vice President for Mission and Ministry at Dominican University

Claire is a mission-centered leader and strategic thinker currently serving as vice president for Mission and Ministry at Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois. As the University’s chief mission officer, she works to strengthen the Catholic, Dominican identity of the institution and the intellectual and spiritual development of its students, faculty, staff and affiliated community. She led the campus community through a visioning process that produced a strategic plan for 2022 designed to advance Dominican’s commitment to equity, global education, and experiential pedagogy. She speaks locally and nationally on topics such as the Dominican tradition, Ignatian spirituality, interfaith education, and vocation.