Directory of Member Institutions

This directory includes the names of colleges and universities in the Lilly National Network, links to their home pages, and each school's official representatives who function as liaisons between their institutions and the Lilly Fellows Program and promote the various activities of the Program on their home campuses.

Current membership now stands at 99 schools.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Abilene Christian University
Robert Rhodes, Provost
Vic McCracken, Honors College

Anderson University (Indiana)
Joel D. Shrock, Associate Provost and Dean of Humanities & Behavioral Science
Elizabeth Imafuji, Department of English
Jennifer Coy, Chair and Professor, Department of Computer Science

Aquinas College
Charles Gunnoe, Department of History
John Pinheiro, Department of History, Director of Catholic Studies
Rebecca Flaherty, Department of Biology and Chemistry

Asbury University
Tim Campbell, Academic Dean
David Swartz, Department of History
Ketrell McWhorter, Department of Science and Health

Assumption University
Greg Weiner, Provost
Samuel Stoner, Department of Philosophy
Travis Gagen, Department of Health Sciences

Augsburg University
Thomas Morgan, Center for Leadership Studies
Mark Tranvik, Department of Religion

Azusa Pacific University
Chirstopher Noble, Department of English, High Sierra Semester 
David Weeks, Dean, Honors College
Sarah Richart, Department of Biology

Baylor University
Darin Davis, Vice President for University Mission
Wesley Null, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Ian Gravagne, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Belmont Abbey College
Farrell O'Gorman, Department of English
Joseph Wysocki, Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs

Belmont University
Todd Lake , Vice President of Spiritual Development
Jeremy Lane, Director, School of Music
Steve Robinson, Chemistry and Physics Department

Benedictine University
Beth Vinkler, Department of Languages and Literature
Peter Huff, Director, Center for Mission and Identity, Professor of Theology
Tim Marin, Department of Chemistry

Bethel University
Barrett Fisher, Dean of Arts and Humanities
AnneMarie Kooistra, Department of History
Angela Stoeckman, Department of Chemistry

Biola University
Todd Guy, Dean, School of Fine Arts
Melissa Schubert, Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Matthew Rouse, Interim Dean, School of Science, Technology and Health

Boston College
Patrick Byrne, Department of Philosophy
David Quigley, Provost and Dean of Faculties

California Lutheran University  
Jessica Lavariega Montforti, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
Sam ThomasAssociate Dean of Students & Faculty Affairs, College of Arts & Sciences
Andrea Sell, Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs, Research & Creative Scholarship, Department of Psychology

Calvin University
Susan Felch, Department of English
Elizabeth Vander Lei, Academic Dean of Arts, Language, and Education
Douglas Vander Griend, Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Campbell University
Mark Hammond, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
Gina Peterman, Chair, Department of English
Greg Viken, Communication Studies

Central College
Mary Strey, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty
Mark Thomas, Department of Philosophy and Religion

College of Saint Benedict
Richard Ice, Provost
Michael Patella, OSB, Department of Theology
William Lamberts, Professor and Chair, Department of Biology

College of the Holy Cross
Justin Poche, Department of History 
Mathew Schmalz, Department of Religious Studies

Concordia College (MN) 
Eric Eliason, Dean of the College and VP for Academic Affairs
Jacqueline Bussie, Department of Religion, Director, Forum on Faith and Lifes
Mark Jensen, Chair, Department of Chemistry

Concordia University Chicago
John Zillman, Interim Senior Vice President of Academics
David Settje, Department of History

Concordia University Irvine
Scott Ashmon, Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education
Jeff Held, Assistant Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Melinda Schulteis, Department of Mathematics

Concordia University Texas
Carl Trovall , Department of Religion
Jeffrey Utzinger, Dean of Teaching and Learning
Jennifer Hofmann, Department of Biology

Culver-Stockton College
Andrew Walsh, Department of Religion and Philosophy
Lauren Schellenberger, Interim VP for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College

Dordt University
Bob De Smith, Department of English
Theresa Ter Haar, Dean for Curriculum and Instruction
Tom Clark, Department of Mathematics

Eastern Mennonite University
Fred Kniss, Provost
Martha Eads, Department of Language and Literature
Ryan Thompson, Psychology Department

East Texas Baptist University
Thomas Sanders, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Sandy Hoover, Dean of the School of Humanities
Robin Rudd, Chair, Department of Mathematics

Fordham University
Harry Nasuti, Department of Theology
Maura Mast, Dean, Fordham College at Rose Hill

Geneva College
Shirley Kilpatrick, Department of English and Humanities
Keith Martel, Higher Education Program

Georgetown College
Rosemary Allen, Provost and Dean of the College
Brad Hadaway, Department of Philosophy
Tracy Livingston, Department of Biology

Gordon College
Chad Stutz, Department of English
David West, Department of Art
Susan Bobb, Department of Psychology

Goshen College
Beth Martin Birky, Associate Academic Dean

Grove City College
Michelle McFeaters, Assistant Dean and Professor of Accounting
Kristen B. Waha, Department of English
Timothy Homan, Department of Chemistry

Gustavus Adolphus College
Justin Knoepfel, Department of Music
Elizabeth Kubek, Associate Provost and Dean of Arts and Humanities
Artur Pietka, Department of Economics and Management 

Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology
Bruce Beck, Department of Religious Studies

Hope College
Jack Mulder, Department of Philosophy
Cady Short-Thompson, Provost
Miguel Abrahantes, Chair, Department of Engineering

Houghton College
Christian Esh, Department of History and Political Science
Paul Young, Dean of Faculty and Chief Academic Officer
Brandon Bate, Department of Mathematics

Illinois College
Catharine O'Connell, Provost and Dean of the College

Indiana Wesleyan University
Henrik Soderstrom, Department of Art
Mark Smith, Department of History
Jennifer Noseworthy, Department of Biology

John Brown University
Michelle Satterlee, Department of Psychology
Aminta Arrington, Department of Intercultural Studies
Angie Wang, Department of Biology

LeTourneau University

Lewis University
Christopher Sindt, Provost
Maryellen Collett, Department of Theology

Lipscomb University
Craig Bledsoe, Provost
Scott Sager, Vice President for Church Services
Alan Bradshaw, Chair, Department of Physics

Loyola University Maryland
Arthur Sutherland, Department of Theology
Paola Pascual-Ferra, Department of Communication
Theresa Nguyen, Department of Chemistry

Loyola Marymount University
John Sebastian, Vice President for Mission and Ministry
Barbara Rico, Department of English
Jennifer RamosDepartment of Political Science

Luther College
Kevin Kraus, VP for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College
Storm Bailey, Department of Philosophy

Manhattan College
Br. Jack Curran, FSC, Vice President for Mission
Kevin Ahern, Department of Religious Studies

McMurry University
James Hunt, Vice President for Academic Affairs
Bryan Stewart, Department of Religion

Mercer University
Anita O. Gustafson, Dean, College of Liberal Arts
Gordon Johnston, Department of English

Messiah University
Peter Powers, Dean, School of the Humanities
Alison Noble, Department of Chemistry
Timothy Dixon, Department of Music

Milligan College
Garland Young, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean
Craig Farmer, Associate Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities

Molloy College
Catherine Muscente, Vice President for Mission and Ministry
Katherine Schmidt, Department of Theology
Ann C. Eckardt Erlanger, Department of Psychology

Mount St. Mary's University
Boyd Creasman, Provost
Charles Strauss, Department of History
Dana Ward, Department of Science

North Park University
Gregory Clark, Department of Philosophy
Susan Rabe, Department of History and Associate Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences
Yoojin Choi, Department of Biology

Northwest Nazarene University
Julie Straight, Department of English
Judy Marlett, Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities

Northwestern College (IA)
 

Pacific Lutheran University
Samuel Torvend, Department of Religion

Pepperdine University
Rick Marrs Provost
Paul Contino, Professor of Great Books
Donna Nofziger, Department of Biology

Presbyterian College
Robert A. Bryant, Department of Religion and Philosophy
Donald Raber, Provost

Rhodes College
Katherine Bassard, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Robert Saxe, Department of History

Roanoke College
Mary Henold, Department of History
Melanie Trexler, Department of Religion
Matthew Rearick, Chair, Department of Health and Human Performance

Sacred Heart University
Michelle Loris, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Catholic Studies
Bronwyn Cross-Denny, School of Social Work
Daniel Rober, Department of Catholic Studies

Saint John's University (MN)
Richard Ice, Interim Provost
Michael Patella, OSB, Professor of Theology
William Lamberts, Professor and Chair, Department of Biology

St. John's University (NY)
Sister Margaret John Kelly, DC, Executive Director, Vincentian Ctr for Church and Society

Saint Louis University
Father Christopher Collins, SJ, Assistant to the President for Mission and Identity
Mark Edward Ruff, Department of History
Cristina McGroarty, School of Nursing

St. Mary's University (San Antonio, TX)
Aaron Tyler, Provost 
Alicia Cordoba Tait, Beirne Director and Professor, Center for Catholic Studies
Christine Gray, Department of Biology

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
Tim Gossen, Vice President for Mission
Joseph Tadie, Department of Philosophy
Christopher Jordan, Department of Chemistry

St. Olaf College
Marci Sortor, Provost and Dean of the College
Deanna ThompsonDirector of the Lutheran Center for Faith, Values, and Community
Ashley Hodgson, Department of Economics

Saint Xavier University
Robin Rylaarsdam, Dean of Arts and Sciences
Zepure Samawi, Department of Nursing
Bindhu Alappat, Chair, Department of Chemistry

Salve Regina University
Anthony (Tony) LoPresti, Religious and Theological Studies
Theresa Ladrigan-Whelpley, Vice President for Mission Integration
Susan Meschwitz, Chair, Department of Chemistry

Samford University 
Michael Hardin, Provost
Scott McGinnis, Department of Religion
Paul Wiget, Department of Chemistry

Seattle Pacific University
Mischa Willett, Department of English and Cultural Studies
Ben McFarland, Department of Chemistry
Joshua Tom, Department of Sociology

Seton Hall University
Monsignor Richard Liddy, Director, Center for Catholic Studies
Thomas Rzeznik, Department of History
Jon Radwan, Department of Communication

Sewanee: University of the South
John Gatta, Department of English
James Peters, Department of Philosophy

Sterling College
Ken Brown, Vice President for Academic Affairs
Rachel Griffis, Department of Language and Literature
Wai-Foong Hong, Department of Biology

Taylor University
Michael Hammond, Dean, School of Humanities
Nancy Dayton, Department of English

Union University
Jason Crawford, Department of English
John Netland, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Jeremy Blaschke, Department of Biology

University of Dallas
Richard Dougherty, Department of Politics
Jonathan Sanford, Provost

University of Dayton
Paul Benson, Provost
Bill Portier, Department of Religious Studies
Margaret (Margie) Pinnell, Associate Dean for Faculty and Staff Development, School of Engineering

University of the Incarnate Word
Barbara Aranda-Naranjo, Provost

University of Indianapolis
Michael G. Cartwright, Special Assistant to the President for University Mission 

University of Notre Dame
Jeffrey Thibert, Flatley Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement
Maura Ryan, Vice President and Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs
Margaret Dobrowolska, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Students, College of Science, Department of Physics

University of Pikeville
Burton Webb, President 
Hannah Freeman, Department of English

University of St. Francis
Beth Roth, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs
Daniel Hauser, Professor of Theology
Daniel Schwert, Department of Chemistry

University of St. Thomas
Michael Naughton, Department of Catholic Studies
Fr. Larry Snyder, Vice President for Mission

The University of Scranton
Jeff Gingerich, Provost/Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs
Cyrus P. Olsen, III, Department of Theology
Gretchen J. VanDyke, Department of Political Science

Valparaiso University
Andy White, Department of Theatre
Susan VanZanten, Dean of Christ College
Stan Zygmunt, Department of Physics

Villanova University
Peter Spitaler, Department of Theology and Religious Studies
Barbara Wall, Vice President for Mission and Ministry
Amanda Grannas, Associate Vice Provost for Research and Chief Research Officer

Wartburg College
Brian Ernsting, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty
Caryn Riswold
, Mike and Marge McCoy Family Distinguished Chair in Lutheran Heritage and Mission
Christine DeVries, Department of Chemistry

Westminster College-Pennsylvania
Kang Na, Department of Religion, History, Philosophy and Classics
Carolyn Cuff, Department of Mathematics

Westmont College
Mark L. Sargent, Provost
Lisa DeBoer, Department of Art
Patti Hunter, Department of Mathematics, Vice Provost

Wheaton College
Jeffry Davis, Dean of Humanities
Robert Bishop, Department of Physics

Whitworth University
Meredith TeGrotenhuis Shimizu, Department of History
Gregor Thuswaldner, Provost and Executive Vice President
Kamesh Sankaran, Department of Physics

Wittenberg University
Michelle Mattson, Provost
Lori Askeland, Department of English

Wofford College
Ronald R. Robinson, Chaplain and Department of Religion
Katherine Janiec Jones (Trina), Department of Religion

Xavier University (OH)
Debra Mooney , Asst. to the President and CMO for Mission and Identity
Gillian Ahlgren, Department of Theology
Jennifer Robbins, Department of Biology

Xavier University of Louisiana
Anne McCall, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
John Ware, Department of Music

Noteworthy News

Registration open for National Conference

The 2020 LFP National Conference will be hosted online by St. Mary's University in San Antonio, TX. Registration is now open. Click here for more information and to register.


Registration open for Virtual Consultation for Senior Administrators

On October 8, 2020 from 2:00-3:30pm CDT, the Lilly Fellows Program will be hosting a Virtual Consultation for Senior Administrators: Navigating the Moral and Ethical Terrain of Covid-19. Click here for more information and to register.


May LFP Update

The Current LFP Update for May 2020 is now available. Click here.


New edition of Leading Lives that Matter released

In their second edition of Leading Lives That Matter, editors Mark Schwehn and Dorothy Bass compile a wide range of texts—from ancient and contemporary literature, social commentary, and philosophy—related to questions of vital interest for those who are trying to decide what to do with their lives and what kind of human beings they hope to become. Leading Lives that Matter has been an important text in many of our fellowship and grant programs, and it contains excellent resources. Click here for more information and an excerpt.


Rescheduled: Catholic Intellectual Tradition Conference at Sacred Heart University

The “Catholic Intellectual Tradition Conference: Challenges and Opportunities for the Catholic University in the 21st Century,” at Sacred Heart University has been rescheduled to October 29-31, 2020 as an online conference. Click here for more information and to register. 


Seton Hall conference on Communication and Religion in the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election 10/21-10/23

Seton Hall University will host an conference on “Communication and Religion in the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election,” on October 21-23. This conference is free to attend and will be broadcast live for those who cannot attend. Register now at www.shu.edu/ICR2020.


Lilly Network of Church- Related Colleges and Universities

If you are interested in learning more about membership in the Lilly Network of Church-Related Colleges and Universities, please contact us here.