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

Rev. James Baraniak, O Praem

Canons Regular of Premontre

Chicago, IL

 

Rev. Paul J. Bernier, SSS

Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament

Cleveland, OH

 

Linda Blakley

Depaul University

Chicago, IL

 

Thomas P. Brown

Winnetka, IL

 

Ann Carr

Chicago, IL

 

Daryl Charron, CPPS

Missionaries of the Precious Blood

Kansas City, MO

 

Rev. Joseph Cheah, OSM

Order of Friar Servants of Mary

University of St. Joseph

West Hartford, CT

 

Judy Chiarelli

Chicago, IL

 

Rev. Dennis F. Chriszt, CPPS

Missionaries of the Precious Blood

Chicago, IL

 

Rev. John R. Conley, CP

Congregation of the Passion, Holy Cross Province

Saint Vincent Strambi Retreat

Chicago, IL

 

Mary Margaret Cowhey

Park Ridge, IL

 

Gregory Darr

Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers

Hopkins, MN

 

Angela Dinger

New York, NY

Rev. John Fahey-Guerra, CSsr

Chicago, IL

 

Gerald F. Fitzgerald, Jr.

Inverness, IL

 

Maureen Fitzpatrick

Missionary Society of St. Columban

Chicago, IL

 

Rev. Leandro Fossa, cs

Scalibrinians of St. John the Baptist Province

Sun Valley, CA

 

Rev. Mark R. Francis, CSV

Catholic Theological Union

Chicago, IL

 

Rev. James R. Halstead, OSA

Order of St. Augustine,

Our Mother of Good Counsel Province

Chicago, IL

 

Rev. Kurt F. Hartrich, OFM

Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans) OFM,

Sacred Heart Province

St. Peter’s in the Loop

Chicago, IL 60602

 

Michael Heaton

Wilmette, IL

 

Rev. Glen Lewandowski, OSC

Crosier Fathers and Brothers

Onamia, MN

 

James Lubawski

Wilmette, IL

 

Rev. Daniel J. Lydon, CSV

Bourbonnais, IL

 

Rev. Mark Marangone, sx

Xaverian Missionaries

Wayne, NJ

 

William McNally

Chicago, IL

Rev. Stephen Niskanen, CMF

Chicago, IL

 

John D. Oliverio

Burr Ridge, IL

 

Rev. Christopher Promis, CSSp

Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans) CSSp

St. Ambrose Parish

Chicago, IL

 

Dr. Mary Ann Rowan

Chicago, IL

 

Michael Joseph Stephan

Fort Lauderdale, FL

 

Steve Stoute

Depaul University

Chicago, IL

 

Rev. Michael Surufka, OFM

Franciscan Friars Assumption BVM Province

Cedar Lake, IN

 

Thomas Taylor

Glenview, IL

 

Rev. Francis Tebbe, OFM

Order of Friars Minor,

Province of St. John the Baptist

Palos Park, IL

 

Richard Tilghman

Glenview, IL

 

Patrick J. Unzicker

Chicago, IL

 

Paul Wheeler

Comboni Missionaries

La Grange Park, IL

 

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Wrenn

Oak Park, 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

 

Thomas J. Boodell, Jr.

Boodell & Domanskis, LLC

Chicago, IL

 

Donna M. Carroll

Dominican University

River Forest, IL

 

Rev. Theodore Cirone, CMF

Claretian Missionaries

Chicago, IL

 

Eleanor O. Clarke

Lake Forest, IL

 

Richard A. DeGraff

Lisle, IL

 

James M. Denny

Two Rivers LLC

Chicago, IL

 

Rev. David Donnay, osc

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

 

Rev. Michael Doyle, OSM

Order of Friars Servants of Mary

Chicago, IL

 

Daniel J. Foley

RBC Dain Rauscher

Chicago, IL

 

Teresita Gonzales-Lowry

Chicago Youth Centers

Chicago, IL

 

James Haugh

Chicago, IL

 

John B. Higgins

Higgins Associates, LLC (retired)

Northbrook, IL

Kathleen Hughes, RSCJ

Society of the Sacred Heart

St. Louis, MO

 

William Lawlor, III

Kenilworth, IL

 

Sebastian MacDonald, CP

Congregation of the Passion

Holy Cross Province

Louisville, KY

 

Anthony Mandolini

Glenview, IL

 

Richard J. Meister

DePaul University (retired)

Oak Park, IL

 

Rev. Michael Miller, MSC

Missionaries of the Sacred Heart
Rome, Italy

 

David M. Murdoch

Evanston, IL

 

Michael E. Murphy

Chicago, IL

 

Daniel R. Murray

Jenner & Block, LLC

Chicago, IL

 

Joan F. Neal

Cabrini College

Radnor, PA

 

Thomas M. Owens

The Owens Foundation

Palos Heights, IL

 

Carolyn Noonan Parmer

Winnetka, IL

 

Rev. Thomas P. Reynolds, SSC

Missionary Society of St. Columban

Los Angeles, CA

Katarina Schuth, OSF

St. Paul Seminary

University of St. Thomas

St. Paul, MN

 

Rev. Donald Senior, CP

President Emeritus

Catholic Theological Union

Chicago, IL

 

Edmund A. Stephan, Jr.

Lincolnshire, IL

 

Marjorie H. Stephan

Wilmette, IL

 

Barry Sullivan

Cooney & Conway Chair in Advocacy and

Professor of Law

Loyola University

Chicago, IL

 

Fidelis N. Umeh

Versay Solutions, LLC
Deerfield, IL

 

Mary-Frances Veeck

Chicago, IL