CTU Leadership

Rev. Mark Francis, CSV

President

Rev. Richard Benson, CM

Vice President
and Academic Dean

Karen Walker

Vice President for
Finance and Operations

Colleen Kennedy

Vice President for
Institutional Advancement

Kurt F. Hartrich, OFM Chair

Order of Friars Minor

Sacred Heart Province

Chicago, IL

 

 

Francis J. Bomher

Design and Build

Chicago, IL

 

 

 

Joseph Cheah, OSM

Order of Friar Servants of Mary (Servites) USA Province

Chicago, IL

 

 

William Cieslak, OFM Capuchin

Capuchin Franciscan Friars

St. Joseph Province

Chicago, IL

 

 

Gregory Darr (Maryknoll Rep.)

Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers

U.S. Foundation

Chicago, IL

 

 

Maureen Fitzpatrick (Columban Rep.)

Society of St. Columban

United States Region

St. Columbans, NE

 

 

J. Michael Heaton

O’Keefe Lyons & Hynes, LLC

Chicago, IL

 

 

 

Daniel Lydon, CSV

Clerics of St. Viator (Viatorians)

Province of the United States

Arlington Heights, IL

 

 

William J. McNally

Chicago, IL

 

 

 

 

John D. Oliverio

Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare

Glendale, WI

 

 

 

Mary Ann Rowan

Higher Education Consultant

Chicago, IL

 

 

 

Thomas L. Taylor

Glenview, IL

 

 

 

 

Nhan Tran, SVD

Society of the Divine Word

Chicago Province

Techny, IL

 

 

Paul Wheeler

Comboni Missionaries

La Grange Park, IL

Paul J. Bernier, SSS

Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament Province of St. Ann

Cleveland, OH

 

 

Thomas Brown

Sidley Austin LLP (retired)

Winnetka, IL

 

 

 

Judith Chiarelli

Argonne National Laboratory

Chicago, IL

 

 

 

John R. Conley, CP

Congregation of the Passion

Holy Cross Province

Park Ridge, IL

 

 

Angela B. Dinger

William H. Sadlier, Inc.

New York, NY

 

 

 

Mark R. Francis, CSV, ex officio

President, Catholic Theological Union

Chicago, IL

 

 

 

Glen Lewandowski, OSC

Crosier Fathers and Brothers

Onamia, MN

 

 

 

Mark Marangone, SX

Xaverian Missionaries

USA  Province

Wayne, NJ

 

 

Stephen Niskanen, CMF

Claretian Missionaries

Chicago, IL

 

 

 

Lac D. Pham, CPPS

Missionaries of the Precious Blood

Kansas City Province

Liberty, MO

 

 

Michael J. Stephan

Fort Lauderdale, FL

 

 

 

 

Francis S. Tebbe, OFM

Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)

St. John the Baptist Province

Cincinnati, OH

 

 

Edward R. Udovic, CM (At-large Member)

DePaul University

Chicago, IL

 

 

 

Joan S. Wrenn

Hudson Precision Products

Chicago, IL

Linda Blakley

DePaul University

Chicago, IL

 

 

 

Ann Kenny Carr

Chicago, IL

 

 

 

 

Dennis Chriszt, CPPS

Society of the Precious Blood

Cincinnati Province

Dayton, OH

 

 

Mary Margaret Cowhey

Land & Lakes Company

Rosemont, IL

 

 

 

Gerald F. Fitzgerald, Jr.

Cornerstone Bancorp, Inc.

Palatine, IL

 

 

 

James R. Halstead, OSA

Order of St. Augustine (Augustinians)

Our Mother of Good Counsel Province

Chicago, IL

 

 

James Lubawski

Wilmette, IL

 

 

 

 

Mary Meg McCarthy

Heartland Alliance

National Immigrant Justice Center

Chicago, IL

 

 

Joseph Thong Ngo, CSsR

Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (Redemptorists)

Denver Province

Denver, CO

 

Christopher Promis, CSSp

Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans) Province of the United States

Chicago, IL

 

 

Michael Surufka, OFM

Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)

Assumption BVM Province

St. Francis, WI

 

 

Richard H. Tilghman

Glenview, IL

 

 

 

 

Patrick J. Unzicker

DeVry Education Group

Downers Grove, IL

The Board of Trustees is responsible for establishing broad policy goals that align the operation of the school with its mission, providing fiduciary oversight of the school’s operations, and supporting long-range strategic planning to ensure Catholic Theological Union’s future.

 

The board is comprised of 41 members. Its members include representatives from each of the Corporation member religious communities, alumni, as well as other committed lay professionals from across the country who bring particular expertise and perspective.

Very Rev. Miguel Alvarez, cs

Missionaries of St. Charles/Scalabrinians

Province of St. John the Baptist

 

Very Rev. Quang Duc Dinh, SVD

Society of the Divine Word

Chicago Province

 

Very Rev. Raymond J. Finch, MM

Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers

U.S. Foundation

 

Very Rev. Dan Hall, CSV

Clerics of St. Viator

Province of the United States

 

Very Rev. Mark Marangone, SX

Xaverian Missionaries

USA Province

 

Very Rev. Joseph Nassal, CPPS

Society of the Precious Blood

Kansas City Province

 

Right Rev. Dane Radecki, O Praem

Canons Regular of Premontre

St. Norbert Abbey

 

Very Rev. Mark Soehner, OFM

Order of Friars Minor

Province of St. John the Baptist

Very Rev. John Burger, SSC

Missionary Society of St. Columban

United States Region

 

Very Rev. Jeffrey Duaime, CSSp

Congregation of the Holy Spirit

Province of the United States

 

Very Rev. John Fontana, OSM

Order of Friar Servants of Mary

USA Province

 

Very Rev. Richard Kennedy, MSC

Missionaries of the Sacred Heart

United States Province

 

Very Rev. Joe Moons, CP

Congregation of the Passion

Holy Cross Province

 

Very Rev. James O’Shea, CP

Congregation of the Passion

St. Paul of the Cross Province

 

Very Rev. Stephen Rehrauer, CSsR

Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer Denver Province

 

Very Rev. Michael Sullivan, OFM Capuchin

Capuchin Franciscan Friars

St. Joseph Province

Very Rev. John Converset, MCCJ

Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus

North American Province

 

Very Rev. Tom Enneking, osc

Crosier Fathers and Brothers

USA Province of St. Odilia

 

Very Rev. James Gannon, OFM
Order of Friars Minor

Assumption BVM Province

 

Very Rev. Jeffrey Kirch, CPPS

Missionaries of the Precious Blood

Cincinnati Province

 

Very Rev. Thomas Nairn, OFM

Order of Friars Minor

Province of the Sacred Heart

 

Very Rev. Anthony Pizzo, OSA

Order of St. Augustine

Our Mother of Good Counsel Province

 

Very Rev. Anthony Schueller, SSS

Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament

Province of St. Ann

 

Very Rev. Rosendo Urrabazo, CMF

Claretian Missionaries

United States Province

CTU is governed by a Union of 24 men’s religious communities.  Provincials of each of the communities comprise CTU’s Corporation Board, responsible for the fiscal oversight of the institution.

Robert L. Berner, Jr.

Baker & McKenzie

Chicago, IL

 

 

 

Eleanor O. Clarke

Lake Forest, IL

 

 

 

 

Rev. Michael Doyle, OSM

Order of Friars Servants of Mary

Chicago, IL

 

 

 

John B. Higgins

Higgins Associates, LLC (retired)

Northbrook, IL

 

 

 

Anthony Mandolini

Glenview, IL

 

 

 

 

David M. Murdoch

Wilmette, IL

 

 

 

 

Thomas M. Owens

The Owens Foundation

Palos Heights, IL

 

 

 

Rev. Donald Senior, CP

President Emeritus, Catholic Theological Union

Chicago, IL

 

 

Barry Sullivan

Cooney & Conway Chair in Advocacy and

Professor of Law, Loyola University

Chicago, IL

Thomas J. Boodell, Jr.

Boodell & Domanskis, LLC

Chicago, IL

 

 

 

Richard A. DeGraff

Lisle, IL

 

 

 

 

Daniel J. Foley

Royal Bank of Canada

Chicago, IL

 

 

 

Kathleen Hughes, RSCJ

Society of the Sacred Heart

St. Louis, MO

 

 

 

Richard J. Meister

DePaul University (retired)

Oak Park, IL

 

 

 

Michael E. Murphy

Chicago, IL

 

 

 

 

Carolyn Noonan Parmer

Winnetka, IL

 

 

 

 

Rev. Michael J. Slattery, OSA

Order of St. Augustine

Chicago, IL

 

 

 

Fidelis N. Umeh

Versay Solutions, LLC
Deerfield, IL

Donna M. Carroll

Dominican University

River Forest, IL

 

 

 

James M. Denny

Two Rivers LLC

Chicago, IL

 

 

 

Teresita Gonzales-Lowry

Chicago Youth Centers

Chicago, IL

 

 

 

William Lawlor, III

Kenilworth, IL

 

 

 

 

Rev. James E. Michaletz, CSV

Clerics of St. Viator

Arlington Heights, IL

 

 

 

Daniel R. Murray

Jenner & Block, LLC

Chicago, IL

 

 

 

Rev. Thomas P. Reynolds, SSC

Missionary Society of St. Columban

Los Angeles, CA

 

 

 

Edmund A. Stephan, Jr.

Lincolnshire, IL

 

 

 

 

Mary-Frances Veeck

Chicago, IL

Rev. Theodore Cirone, CMF

Claretian Missionaries

Chicago, IL

 

 

 

Rev. David Donnay, osc

Canons Regular of the Order of the Holy Cross
(Crosier Fathers and Brothers)
Rome, Italy

 

James Haugh

Burr Ridge, IL

 

 

 

 

Sebastian MacDonald, CP

Congregation of the Passion

Holy Cross Province

Chicago, IL

 

 

Rev. Michael Miller, MSC

Missionaries of the Sacred Heart
Rome, Italy

 

 

 

Joan F. Neal

Cabrini College

Radnor, PA

 

 

 

Katarina Schuth, OSF

St. Paul Seminary

University of St. Thomas

St. Paul, MN

 

 

Marjorie H. Stephan

Wilmette, IL