Director of Faculty Programs
Director for Faculty Programs in Mission and Identity
The position of Director of Faculty Programs was created in 2008 to further promote the tradition of Ignatian pedagogical excellence through the expertise, experience, and ingenuity of Xavier’s faculty.
Dr. Teresa Young
Associate Professor, School of Education; former Director of Assessment
2019 - 2022
Dr. Thomas Strunk
Associate Professor of Classics and Philosophy Honors Program
Position Highlight: Deepening the Universal Apostolic Preferences Discernment Group cofacilitator
The Catholic Intellectual Tradition – brochure
WISE – cofacilitator
2017 - 2019
Dr. Linda Schoenstedt
Associate Professor, Sports Studies
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Creating and promoting M.A.G.I.S. - Teaching at Xavier
Presenting on the Ignatian Pedagogical Paradigm at the
2018 Faculty Conversation Conference
2014 - 2017
Dr. Leslie Prosak-Beres
Associate Professor, Education
2013 - 2014
Sandra Richtermeyer, Ph.D.
Position highlight: Faciliating Taking Time to Reflect - a seminar offering veteran faculty the opportunity to reflect, in an Ignatian way, on their vocation and personal life.
2010 - 2013
David Burns, D.B.A.
Position highlight: The design and coordination of the Mission Academy
Professional mission-related presentations:
* Facilitating integrating mission into the classroom: Xavier's Mission Academy
(June 2012) D. Burns and D. Mooney
Presentation at the annual International Conference on Catholic Social Thought and Management Education, University of Dayton, Dayton OH.
Maintaining Mission: Mission Officers as a Source of Focus for Faith-Based Colleges and Universities. (June 2012) D. Burns and D. Mooney
Presentation at the annual meeting of the Christian Business Faculty Association, Trinity Western University, Langley, British Columbia.
* Received a Summer Seminar Grant from the Lilly Fellows Program in the Humanities and the Arts.
* Collegial Leadership: Deepening Collaborative Process to Advance Mission and Strategy.
(April 2012). D. Mooney, D. Burns, and S. Chadwick
Presentation at the annual meeting of the Higher Learning Commission, Chicago, IL.
2008 - 2010
Gillian Ahlgren, Ph.D.
Position highlight: The design and coordination of Taking Time to Think