Symposium Schedule

A Distinctive Vision? Catholic Higher Education 50 Years after Land O’Lakes

20-22 September 2017 @ Saint Louis University

*Schedule accurate as of Tuesday 19 September 2017*


Wednesday September 20

 

    6:00 – 7:00 pmSymposium Registration, Anheuser-Busch Auditorium Lobby, Cook School of Business


    7:00 pmPresidents’ Joint Reflection, Anheuser-Busch Auditorium, Cook School of Business

                Symposium Welcome: Fr Christopher Collins, SJ, Assistant to the President for Mission and Identity, Saint Louis University

                Introduction: Fr John Padberg, SJ, Former Director, Institute of Jesuit Sources

                Fred Pestello, PhD, President, Saint Louis University

                Fr John I Jenkins, CSC, DPhil, President, University of Notre Dame


Thursday September 21


    7:30 – 10:30 amSymposium Registration, Lobby, Il Monastero

 

    7:30 amCoffee and Light Breakfast, St Louise DeMarillac Room, Il Monastero

 

    8:00 amMass with Fr Christopher Collins, SJ, Patio (Rain location: Sanctuary), Il Monastero

 

    9:00 amDean’s Discussion, Sanctuary, Il Monastero


                Introduction and Moderator: Mark S Markuly, PhD, Dean and Professor of Practical Theology, School of Theology and Ministry, Seattle University

                John T McGreevy, PhD, Dean, College of Arts and Letters, University of Notre Dame

                Christopher Duncan, PhD, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Saint Louis University

 

    10:15 amBreak

 

    10:30 am – 12:00 pm – Concurrent Paper Session I, Il Monastero

               Leaders of Land O’Lakes, St Frances Cabrini Room

                            Joseph Brady Desciak, PhD, Assistant Dean and Director of Academic Advising, Fordham College at Lincoln Center, Fordham University

                                    Leo P. McLaughlin, S.J.: the Enthusiastic Contributor of Land O' Lakes and Experimentalist President of Fordham University (1965-1969)

                            Christopher Temple, PhD Student in History, Dept of History, University of Notre Dame

                                    Father Hesburgh and Science: transforming the University of Notre Dame into a preeminent American Catholic Research University, 1952-1967                                

                            Maureen Wangard, PhD, Independent Researcher, Bicentennial Committee, Saint Louis University

                                   Fr Paul Reinert, SJ: Pragmatist, Statesman, Visionary

                            Chair: TBD

           

                Ambrose, Augustine, Aquinas, St Katherine Drexel Room

                            Fr Bud Grant, PhD, Director, Academy of the Study of St Ambrose of Milan, and 

                                Ethan Gannaway, PhD, Executive Coordinator, Academy of the Study of St Ambrose of Milan, St Ambrose University

                                    Investing in the University's Patron Saint: The Academy for the Study of Saint Ambrose of Milan

                            John Betz, PhD, Associate Professor of Systematic Theology, Dept of Theology, University of Notre Dame

                                    Between Augustine and Thomas: The Idea of A Catholic University

                            Fr Allan Fitzgerald, OSA, STD, Director of the Augustinian Institute and Professor of Theology, Villanova University

                                    A Catholic, Augustinian University in its own Context

                            Chair: TBD

 

                Catholic Intellectual Tradition, St Madeline Sophie Barat Room

                            Michael Baxter, PhD, Director of Catholic Studies Program & Term Professor of Religious Studies, Dept of Religious Studies, Regis University

                                    Diversity, Pluralism, and Conflict within the Jesuit Catholic Intellectual Tradition(s)

                            David Lutz, PhD, Professor of Philosophy and Dean of Faculty, Holy Cross College

                                    What does it Profit a University?

                            John T Sebastian, PhD, Vice President for Mission and Ministry and Professor of English, Loyola Marymount University

                                    The Catholic Intellectual Tradition in the 21st Century University

                            Chair: Michael Galligan-Stierle, PhD, President and CEO, Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities


    12:00 pm Lunch and Faculty Dialogue, Sanctuary, Il Monastery

    Introduction and Moderator: J. Michael Pressimone, EdD, President, Fontbonne University

    Holly Taylor Coolman, PhD, Assistant Professor of Theology, Dept of Theology, Providence College

    Nancy Dallavalle, PhD, Vice President for Mission and Identity and Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Fairfield University

              

    2:00 – 3:30 pmConcurrent Paper Session II, Il Monastero

                Governance and Control, St Frances Cabrini Room

                            Fr Peter Folan, SJ, PhD Cand in Systematic Theology, Theology Dept, Boston College, and Chair, Board of Trustees Academic Affairs Committee, Le Moyne College,

                                Robert Turner, DBA, Associate Professor of Accounting, Babson College, and Chair of the Board of Trustees, LeMoyne College

                                    Twenty-First Century Questions, Sixteenth Century Answers: St Ignatius of Loyola Addresses the Board of Trustees

                            John James, EdD, Director of the Institute for Catholic Education and Associate Professor in Educational Leadership, School of Education, Saint Louis University and 

                                Douglas K Rush, JD, PhD, Associate Professor in Higher Education Administration, School of Education, Saint Louis University

                                    Shared Governance and Academic Freedom in the Context of the Duality of Control of Catholic Higher Education in America

                            Thomas Southard, JD, Director of the Wolfington Center, Cabrini University

                                    Governance of Catholic Institutions: Land O'Lakes as Scapegoat for Nonprofit Change

                            Chair: Amelia Blanton Hibner, MTS, PhD Student in Higher Education Administration, School of Education, Saint Louis University

           

                Authenticity: Academic Practice and the Catholic Thinker, St Katherine Drexel Room

                            Christopher Shannon, PhD, Chair and Associate Professor of History, Dept of History, Christendom College

                                    The Land O'Lakes Ideal and the Practice of Catholic History

                            Colleen Mary Mallon, OP, PhD, Co-Director, Ashley-O'Rourke Center for Health Ministry Leadership and Associate Professor of Systematic Theology, Aquinas Institute                                 of Theology

                                    Near Occasions of Grace: The Gift and Task of the Thinking Catholic

                            Chair: TBD

                       

                Mission, Identity, and Modernity, St Madeleine Sophie Barat Room

                           Noel S Adams, PhD, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Dept of Philosophy, Marquette University

                                    Maintaining Catholic Identity within the Modern University Model: Theoretical and Practical Problems

                           Christopher Fuller, PhD, Dean of Mission Integration and Effectiveness, Carroll College

                                    Still Contending with Modernity: Classicism, Empiricism, and the Crisis of Culture in Catholic Higher Education

                           Gregory Beabout, PhD, Professor of Philosophy, Dept of Philosophy, Saint Louis University, and

                               Randall S Rosenberg, PhD, Associate Professor of Systematic Theology, Dept of Theological Studies, Saint Louis University

                                    Toward a Contemporary Core: Can a Catholic University have Multiple Curricula?

                           Chair: John T Sebastian, PhD, Vice President for Mission and Ministry and Professor of English, Loyola Marymount University

 

    3:30 – 5:30 pmBreak

 

    5:30 – 6:30 pmHors d’oeuvres and Open Bar, Courtyard, Manresa Center

 

    6:30 pmDinner, Courtyard, Manresa Center

 

    7:30 pmReflection Presentation, Auditorium, Manresa Center

Introduction: Michael Galligan-Stierle, PhD, President and CEO, Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities

Fr Michael Garanzini, SJ, PhD, Chancellor, Loyola University Chicago

   

 

Friday September 22

 

    7:30 amCoffee and Light Breakfast, St Louise DeMarillac Room, Il Monastero

 

    8:00 amMass with Rev Christopher Collins, SJ, Patio (Rain location: Sanctuar), Il Monastero

 

    9:00 – 10:30 amConcurrent Paper Session III, Il Monastero

                Philosophy of Land O’Lakes, St Madeline Sophie Barat Room

                            Bryan Cross, PhD, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Dept of Relgion and Philosophy, Mount Mercy University

                                    Academic Excellence, Autonomy, and Freedom as Tradition-Constituted: The Land O’Lakes Statement after Alasdair MacIntyre

    Fr Michael Maher, SJ, PhD, Director of Catholic Studies and Associate Professor of History, Gonzaga University  

            With their Eye on the Prize: The Emphasis of Thomas Aquinas on Pope Leo XIII’s Encyclical Aeterni Patris (On the Restoration of
            Catholic Philosophy) and the Use of Thomism by the Jesuits within their Schools to Advance the Goals of Catholic Education

                            Fr Ross Romero, SJ, PhD, Assistant Professor in Philosophy, Dept of Philosophy, Creighton University, and

                                David McPherson, PhD, Assistant Professor in Philosoophy, Dept of Philosophy, Creighton University

                                    The Role of Philosophy in the Land O'Lakes Statement

                            Chair: Gregory Beabout, PhD, Professor of Philosophy, Dept of Philosophy, Saint Louis University

 

    Agape and Caritas, Visions of Catholic Education, St Rose Philippine Duchesne Room

                           Timothy Hanchin, PhD, Assistant Professor of Theology, Dept of Theology and Religious Studies, Villanova University

                                    Augustine, Friendship, and Education: A Pedagogy of Caritas for a Catholic University in Our Time

   Timothy Rothaar, MA, PhD Student in Philosophy, Dept of Philosophy, Marquette University

            My People are Destroyed from Lack of Knowledge: Hosea, Agape, and the State of Catholic Higher Education

   Chair: Randall S Rosenberg, PhD, Associate Professor of Systematic Theology, Dept of Theological Studies, Saint Louis University

 

    Catholic Social Teaching, St Frances Cabrini Room

                            Gerald Beyer, PhD, Associate Professor of Christian Ethics, Dept of Theology and Religious Studies, Villanova University

                                    Solidarity or Status Quo? Catholic Social Teaching and Higher Education in the Age of the Corporatized University

                            Barbara Wall, PhD, Vice President for Mission and Ministry and Associate Professor of Philosophy, Villanova University

                                    Relationship between Catholic Social Teaching (CST) and the Catholic Intellectual Tradition (CIT)

                            Mark S Markuly, PhD, Dean and Professor of Practical Theology, School of Theology and Ministry, Seattle University

                                    Jesuit Universities as an Interfaith Beacon and Resource for Social Justice

                            Chair: Brian Matz, STD, PhD, Sisters of St Joseph of Carondelet Chair in Catholic Thought and Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Fontbonne University


                Leadership and Hiring for Mission, St Katherine Drexel Room

                            Fr Greg Heille, OP, DMin, Academic Dean and Executive Vice President and Professor of Homiletics, Aquinas Institute of Theology

                                    Intellectual Humility, Pastoral Compassion, and Engaged Discipleship: Three Virtues for Catholic Higher Education

                            John James, EdD, Director of the Institute for Catholic Education and Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, School of Education, Saint Louis University

                                    Reframing the "Hiring for Mission" Question: Conscious Systemic Alignment of "Niche Brand" and the Articulation of "Deliverables" with Hiring Practices

                            Dung Q Tran, PhD, Instructor in Organizational Leadership, School of New and Continuing Studies, Seattle University

                                    Listening with One’s Heart: Towards a Benedictine Understanding of Leadership in Turbulent Times

                            Chair: Christopher Fuller, PhD, Dean of Mission Integration and Effectiveness, Carroll College

 

    10:30 – 10:45 amBreak

 

    10:45 am – 12:15 pmConcurrent Paper Session IV, Il Monastero

                Theology in the University, St Katherine Drexel Room

                            Amelia Blanton Hibner, MTS, PhD Student in Higher Education Administration, School of Education, Saint Louis University

                                    Collaborating with the Trinity: Catherine Mowry LaCugna's Trinitarian Theology as a Theological Model for Jesuit-Lay Collaboration

                            James Flynn, PhD, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Dept of Theology and Philosophy, Caldwell University

                                    Is there a Place for Theology in the Modern Catholic University? Reflections on Newman's The Idea of a University and the Land O'Lakes Statement

                            Carla Mae Streeter, OP, ThD, Professor Emerita of Systematic Theology, Aquinas Institute of Theology

                                    Religious Love in Bernard Lonergan as Hermeneutical and Transcultural

                            Chair: Holly Taylor Coolman, PhD, Assistant Professor of Theology, Department of Theology, Providence College

     

    Diversity and the Marginalized, St Frances Cabrini Room

                            Jody Huntington, PhD, LPC, LMFT, NCC, Associate Professor, Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions, Regis University, and

                                Joshua Kreimeyer, MA, LPC, LMFT, AAMFT, Instructor and Coordinator, Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions, Regis University

                                    Jesuit Infused Online Training to Work With Military Couples & Families: The Unacknowledged and Parallel Missions

                            Julie Hanlon Rubio, PhD, Professor of Christian Ethics, Dept of Theological Studies, and 

                                Jonathan Smith, PhD, Vice President of Diversity and Community Engagement, Saint Louis University

                                    Embracing Difference, Shaping Community: Diversity and Inclusion as Core Catholic Values in Jesuit Higher Education

                            J Mark Pousson, PhD, Assistant Professor in Higher Education Administration, School of Education, Saint Louis University and

                                Karen Myers, PhD, Director of the Ability Institute and Associate Professor in Higher Education Administration, School of Education, Saint Louis University

                                    Seeking Truth through Disability Humility and Ally Development: A Land O'Lakes Perspective

                            Chair: Maureen Wangard, PhD, Independent Researcher, Bicentennial Committee, Saint Louis University

     

                Catholicism and the Liberal Arts, St Madeline Sophie Barat Room

                            Tom Jeannot, PhD, Professor of Philosophy, Dept of Philosophy, Gonzaga University   

                                    Core Reform, the Catholic Intellectual Tradition and Lonergan's Theory of General Bias

                            Jonathan Sanford, PhD, Dean and Professor of Philosophy, Constantin College of Liberal Arts, University of Dallas

                                    Is there Such a Thing as a Catholic Education?

                            Sarah Spangler, PhD, Director, Lumen de Lumine Core Curriculum, University of Providence and 

                                Angela Turoski, MEd, Director of Education Program and Assistant Professor of Education, University of Providence

                                    Looking Back and Looking Forward: Catholic Liberal Arts Education and Professional Preparation at the University of Providence, 1967-2017

                            Chair: Paul Lynch, PhD, Associate Professor of English, Department of English, Saint Louis University


    12:30 pmClosing Remarks and Thoughts for the Future and Farewell Lunch Reception, Sanctuary, Il Monastery

                Introduction: Fr Justin Daffron, SJ, Special Assistant to the President for University Growth Strategies, Saint Louis University 

                C Reynold Verret, PhD, President, Xavier University of Louisiana

                



*This schedule is accurate as of Tuesday 19 September 2017*

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