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 100 schools.


Abilene Christian University
Robert Rhodes , Provost
Kenneth Pybus, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication

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

Aquinas College
Charles Gunnoe, Department of History
John Pinheiro, Department of History, Director of Catholic Studies

Asbury University
Tim Campbell, Academic Dean
David Swartz, Department of History

Assumption College
Louise Carroll Keeley , Provost
Samuel Stoner, Department of Philosophy

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

Baylor University
Darin Davis, Vice President for University Mission
Wesley Null, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education

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

Belmont University
Philip Johnston, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Todd Lake , Vice President of Spiritual Development

Benedictine University
Christine Fletcher, Department of History, Philosophy, and Religious Studies
Peter Huff, Director, Center for Mission and Identity, Professor of Theology

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

Biola University
Todd Guy, Dean, School of Fine Arts
Melissa Schubert, Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

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

Calvin University
Susan Felch, Department of English
Elizabeth Vander Lei, Academic Dean of Arts, Language, and Education

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

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

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 Life

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

Concordia University in Portland
Chad Lakies, Department of Theology
Paul Mueller, Center for Applied Lutheran Leadership

Concordia University Texas
Carl Trovall , Department of Religion
Kristi Kirk, Provost and Executive Vice President

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

Dordt College
Bob De Smith, Department of English
Leah Zuidema, Associate Provost and Dean for Curriculum and Instruction

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

East Texas Baptist University
Thomas Sanders, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Jerry Summers, Dean of the School of Humanities

Fairfield University
John Slotemaker, Department of Religious Studies
Mary Frances Malone, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

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

Gordon College
Chad Stutz, Department of English
David West, Department of Art

Goshen College
Beth Martin Birky, Associate Academic Dean
Jo-Ann Brant, Department of Bible and Religion

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

Gustavus Adolphus College
Justin Knoepfel, Department of Music
Micah Maatman, Associate Provost and Dean of Arts and Humanities

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

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

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

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

John Brown University
Jessica Wilson, Assoc. Director, JBU Honors Scholars Program and Assoc. Prof. of English
Aminta Arrington, Department of Intercultural Studies

LeTourneau University
Larry Frazier, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences

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

Lipscomb University
Craig Bledsoe, Provost
Scott Sager, Vice President for Church Services

Loyola University Maryland
Arthur Sutherland, Department of Theology
Stephen Fowl, Dean of Loyola College

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

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

Manhattan College
Keith Brower, Dean of the School of Arts
Kevin Ahern, Department of Religious Studies

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

Messiah College
Peter Powers, Dean, School of the Humanities
Alison Noble, Department of Chemistry

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

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

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

North Park University
Gregory Clark, Department of Philosophy
Gregor Thuswaldner, Dean of Arts and Sciences, Professor of Humanities

Northwest Nazarene University
Julie Straight, Department of English
Dan Nogales, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Northwestern College (IA)

Pacific Lutheran University
Samuel Torvend, Department of Religion

Pepperdine University
Rick Marrs Provost
Paul Contino, Professor of Great Books

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

Rhodes College
Milton Moreland, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Robert Saxe, Department of History

Roanoke College
Mary Henold , Department of History
Melanie Trexler, Department of Religion

Sacred Heart University
June-Ann Greeley, Department of Theology, Religious Studies and Philosophy
Michelle Loris,  Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, and Chair, Department of Catholic Studies

Saint John's University (MN)
Richard Ice, Interim Provost
Michael Patella, OSB, Professor of Theology

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

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

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

St. Olaf College
Marci Sortor, Provost and Dean of the College
Martin Hodel, Department of Music

Saint Xavier University
Michael O'Keeffe, Department of Religious Studies

Salve Regina University
Anthony (Tony) LoPresti, Religious and Theological Studies
Theresa Ladrigan-Whelpley, Vice President for Mission Integration

Samford University 
Michael Hardin, Provost
Scott McGinnis, Department of Religion

Seattle Pacific University
Yelena Bailey, Department of English, Social Justice & Cultural Studies Capstone Coordinator 
Debra Sequeira, Dean, Division of Arts and Humanities

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

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

Sterling College
Ken Brown, Vice President for Academic Affairs
Rachel Griffis, Department of Language and Literature

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

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

University of Dayton
Paul Benson , Provost
Bill Portier, Department of Religious Studies

University of the Incarnate Word
Barbara Aranad-Naranjo, Provost
Sharon Herbers, Associate Professor of Education

University of Indianapolis
Michael G. Cartwright, Special Assistant to the President for University Mission 
Jim Ream, Department of Theatre

University of Notre Dame
Jeffrey Thibert, Flatley Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement
Kenneth Garcia, Associate Director of the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts

University of Pikeville
Burton Webb, President 
Brigitte Anderson, Department of English, Chair, Division of Humanities

University of St. Francis
Sister Mary Elizabeth Imler, OSF, Vice President for Mission Integration
Daniel Hauser, Professor of Theology

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

The University of Scranton
Sunil Ahuja, Associate Provost for Academic Affairs
Gretchen J. VanDyke, Department of Political Science

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

Villanova University
Peter Spitaler, Department of Theology and Religious Studies
Barbara Wall, Vice President for Mission and Ministry

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

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

Wheaton College
Jeffry Davis, Dean of Humanities
Margaret Diddams, Provost

Whitworth University
Meredith TeGrotenhuis Shimizu, Department of History
Carol Simon, Provost and Executive Vice President

Wittenberg University
Lori Askeland, Department of English
Mary Jo Zembar, Interim Provost

Wofford College
Ronald R. Robinson, Chaplain and Department of Religion

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

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

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