CTU Leadership

Sr. Barbara Reid, OP

President

Cindy Gonya

Vice President for
Finance and Operations

Colleen Kennedy

Vice President for
Institutional Advancement

Rev. Ferdinand Okorie, CMF

Vice President and Academic Dean

Rev. James Baraniak, O Praem
Canons Regular of Premontre
Chicago, IL

 

Rev. Benjamin Berinti, CPPS
Missionaries of the Precious Blood

 

Linda Blakley
Depaul University
Chicago, IL

 

Thomas P. Brown, Chair
Winnetka, IL

 

Pavil T. Cherian, MD
Chicago, IL

 

Judy Chiarelli
Chicago, IL

 

Mary Margaret Cowhey
Park Ridge, IL

 

Angela Dinger Gillespie
New York, NY

 

Rev. John Fahey-Guerra, CSsR
Chicago, IL

 

Maureen Fitzpatrick
Missionary Society of St. Columban
Chicago, IL

 

Rev. Leandro Fossa, cs
Scalibrinians of St. John the Baptist Province
Sun Valley, CA

 

Susan Goodman
Lake Bluff, IL

 

Rev. Kurt F. Hartrich, OFM
Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans) OFM,
Sacred Heart Province
Chicago, IL

Conor J. Heaton
Lake Bluff, IL

 

Sr. Mūmbi Kigūtha, CPPS
Chicago, IL

 

Rev. Alfonso Kim, MM
Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers
New York

 

Rev. Godwin Kwame Kornu, mccj
Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus

 

Rev. Glen Lewandowski, OSC
Crosier Fathers and Brothers
Onamia, MN

 

James Lubawski
Wilmette, IL

 

Rev. Mark Marangone, sx
Xaverian Missionaries
Wayne, NJ
 

William McNally
Chicago, IL

 

Rev. Richie Mercado, OSA
Order of St. Augustine,
Our Mother of Good Counsel Province
Chicago, IL

 

Rev. David Monaco, CP
Congregation of the Passion, St. Paul of the Cross Province
New York

 

Rev. Jason Nesbit, CSV
Clerics of St. Viator
Arlington Heights, IL

 

Rev. Stephen Niskanen, CMF
Claretian Missionaries
Chicago, IL

 

Rev. Paul Novak, OSM
Order of Friar Servants of Mary
Chicago, IL

Rev. Christopher Promis, CSSp
Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans) CSSp
Chicago, IL

 

Sr. Barbara Reid, OP
Catholic Theological Union
Chicago, IL

 

Rev. Matheus Ro, SVD
Society of the Divine Word
Techny, IL

 

Rev. John Schork, CP
Congregation of the Passion, Holy Cross Province
Chicago, IL

 

Carole Segal
Chicago, IL

 

Michael Joseph Stephan
Godfrey, 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
Dilnaz Waraich
Chicago, IL
 
Rev. Gary Wegner, OFM Capuchin
Capuchin Franciscan Friars, St. Joseph Province
Chicago, IL

Joan 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 23 men’s religious communities.  Provincials of each of the communities comprise CTU’s Corporation Board, responsible for the fiscal oversight of the institution.

Thomas J. Boodell, Jr.
Boodell & Domanskis, LLC
Chicago, IL

 

Ann Kenny Carr
Chicago, IL

 

Donna M. Carroll
Dominican University
River Forest, 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

 

Rev. Mark R. Francis, CSV
President Emeritus
Catholic Theological Union
Arlington Heights, IL

 

Teresita Gonzales-Lowry
Chicago Youth Centers
Chicago, IL

 

James Haugh
Chicago, IL

 

Michael Heaton
Wilmette, 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

 

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
NETWORK Lobby for
Catholic Social Justice
Washington, DC

 

Carolyn Noonan Parmer
Winnetka, IL

 

Rev. Thomas P. Reynolds, SSC
Missionary Society of St. Columban
Los Angeles, CA

 

Mary Ann Rowan
Chicago, IL

 

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