Apr 13, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Leadership



Trustees

Mr. Ian D. Boyce
Dickmeyer Boyce Financial Management, Inc.

Ms. Kathryn Callen 
Old National Bank (Retired)

Mr. Steve Corona
Corona Consulting, LLC

Mr. Thomas J. Creevey
Franciscan Alliance, Inc. (Retired)

Mr. Richard E. Fox
Barrett McNagny LLP

Ms. Jane M. Gerardot
Retired Attorney, Fort Wayne, IN

Sister Lissetta Gettinger, OSF
Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration

Sister M. Jennifer Henry, OSF
Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration

Sister Karol Ann Hoefer, OSF
Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration

Dr. Joseph A. LaRosa
Franciscan Health

Mr. David B. Lupke
Lupke Rice Insurance & Financial Services

Sister Margaret Mary Mitchel, OSF
Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration

Mrs. Debra A. Niezer
AALCO Distributing, Inc. (Retired)

Mr. William G. Niezer, Emeritus
USI Insurance Services (Retired)

Mr. Thomas G. Obergfell 
Notre Dame Federal Credit Union

Mr. Patrick W. Pasterick
Design Collaborative, Inc.

Mr. Richard A. Poinsatte
Steel Dynamics, Inc.

Sister M. Clare Reuille, OSF
Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades
Diocese Fort Wayne - South Bend

Sister Maria Gemma Salyer, OSF
Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration

Sister M. Lenore Schwartz, OSF
Saint Boniface Catholic School (Retired)

Mr. Ronald Turpin
Ambassador Enterprises

Mr. James Vann, Emeritus
REA Magnet Wire Company, Inc.

Mr. Nicholas A. Yack
Vice President, PNC Bank

Directors

Sister M. Elaine Brothers, OSF
Franciscan Alliance, Inc.

Mr. Ronald K. Dick
Design Collaborative, Inc.

Mr. Steven D. Doepker
Doepker Educational Consulting, LLC

Mr. Joel P. Hoff
Franciscan Alliance, Inc.

Mr. Jeffrey J. Leffers
Allen Superior Court

Mr. Jonathan M. Lehman
Summit Financial Group

Mrs. Kathryn L. Miller
Star Financial Bank

Mr. Christopher W. Niezer
Gibson Insurance

Mrs. Judith E. Pursley
Fort Wayne, Indiana

Mr. Andrew J. Pyle
SevenGen HSE

Ms. Nicole E. Satalino
Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership

Mr. Douglas P. Schenkel
L&L Fittings, Mfg.

Mr. Scot C. Schouweiler
SCS Associates, Inc.

Mr. Michael Sorg
Mike Sorg S.R.A.

Mrs. Sarah M. Strimmenos
Old National Bank

Mr. Jeremy D. Swonger
Braun Wealth Management

Deacon Mel Tardy
Saint Augustine Parish (South Bend, IN)

Mr. Craig Vanderwall II
General Petroleum, Inc.

Mrs. Kimberly Waugh
Ivy Tech Community College

Administrators

Dr. Lance B. Richey
Interim President
BA, Furman University; PhD. Marquette University

Mr. Ben Adams
Chief Information Officer
BA, Fordham University; MSE, University of Pennsylvania

Ms. Tricia JV Bugajski, OFS
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
AA, South Suburban College; BA Saint Mary’s College; MA Purdue University; MS Texas A&M University

Dr. Angie Harrell
Associate Vice President for Healthcare Relations
AS, Indiana University Fort Wayne; BS, University of Nebraska Omaha; MS, University of Saint Francis; DHSc, AT Still University

Ms. Ellen C. Paxton
Vice President for Institutional Advancement
BS, Indiana State University; MA, University of Northern Colorado

Mr. David J. Rhodes
Interim Vice President for Enrollment Management
BA, Thiel College; MBA, Heidelberg University

Sister Maria Gemma Salyer, OSF
Vice President for Catholic Culture and Student Life
BA, Ohio Dominican University; MA, Franciscan University of Steubenville; PhD, Indiana State University

Dr. Tracy M. Stewart
Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs
BA, University of Vermont; MA, University of Virginia; MS, Pepperdine University; PhD University of Virginia

Mr. Craig Teetsel
Vice President for Finance
BS, Indiana University,MBA - University of Saint Francis, Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Global Management Accountant

Deans

Ms. Julie Gardner
Assistant Dean at the Crown Point Site; Associate Professor
BS, MS, MBA Purdue University; MLS (ASCP)

Dr. Angie Harrell
Dean, College of Health Sciences: Professor
AS, Indiana University Fort Wayne; BS, University of Nebraska Omaha; MS, University of Saint Francis; DHSc, AT Still University

Mr. Andrew Lehr
Dean of Student Academic Support
BA, MA Taylor University

Dr. Lewis Pearson
Interim Dean, College of Arts, Sciences and Business; Professor
BA, BS, Christian Brothers University; MA, PhD, Baylor University