Center for Mission and Identity

Our Staff


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Debra Mooney, Ph.D.
Vice President for Mission and Ministry/Chief Mission Officer
Founding Director, Conway Institute for Jesuit Education
(513) 745-3777

As Xavier University's Chief Mission Officer, Dr. Debra Mooney serves as the Vice President for Mission and Ministry and is responsible for promoting the active engagement of the Xavier University community in carrying out the mission of the University as a Jesuit, Catholic institution. Reporting to the President, she serves on the President's Senior Leadership Council and is staff to the Jesuit Identity Committee of the Board of Trustees.

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Mr. Joe Shadle
Executive Director, Center for Mission and Identity





Teresa Young, Ph.D.
Director of Faculty Programs in the Center for Mission and Identity
Associate Professor, School of Education




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Fr. Ed Schmidt, S.J.
Jesuit Scholar

Writings & Scholarship





Fr. Jim McCann, S.J. photoFr. Jim McCann, S.J.
Jesuit Scholar
(513) 745-3532





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Mr. Tim Sundrup
Associate Director for Mission and Identity / University Sustainability Coordinator
(513) 745-3846



Ysela Stefanski
Executive Assistant
(513) 745-3777 


Mission Coordinators

Elizabeth Hodar, MSN, BSBA, RN
Class of 1992
Teaching Professor
ABSN Program - Cincinnati

Stacy E. Barnhouse MSN, RNC-OB 
Teaching Professor
ABSN Program - Columbus

Ruth Casada, MSN, RN
Teaching Professor
ABSN Program - Cleveland

Contact Us: 
1625 Musketeer Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45207-2421