CTU's Presidential Search

The Board of Trustees of Catholic Theological Union invites nominations and applications for the position of its next President.

We are a Roman Catholic graduate school of theology and ministry, seeking a dynamic and visionary leader as its seventh President. For over fifty years CTU has prepared men and women, religious and laity, for a rich variety of ministries, leadership roles, and advanced studies.

The qualified candidate should be a Roman Catholic religious priest, brother, or sister fully committed to the mission of CTU and possessing appropriate credentials for leadership in theological education, including a doctoral degree in theology or an allied discipline, along with administrative experience and pastoral sensibilities.

Scroll to learn more about Catholic Theological Union, the position, qualifications, and how to nominate a candidate to serve as the next President of CTU.


The President of CTU will have the ethical and theological vision and leadership, expressed in a mission focus and a passion for CTU, to carry us forward into becoming a transformative force in the Church and the world in the 21st century, shepherding us to adapt in an evolving environment.


The CTU Presidential Search Committee welcomes nominations in their search process.

To make a nomination, click below to fill out our online form. If you prefer to download the form and submit it, you may use this form and send a completed copy to presidentsearch@ctu.edu.

If you have questions about the search, you may also direct them to the email above.

When it comes to theological formation
for the challenges of today’s world,
CTU is the light that all religious orders need.

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