|11:05 am - Noon
Liturgy of the Word Service
Leader: Theresa Landrigan-Whelpley, Vice President for Mission, Salve Regina University
Homilist: Sr. Barbara Reid, OP, President-Elect, Catholic Theological Union
Readers: Sr. Karen Elliott, C.PP.S., Director of Mission Integration, Mount St. Joseph University
Sr. Walter Maher, CCVI, Vice President of University Mission and Ministry, University of the Incarnate Word
Kurt Schackmuth, Vice President for Mission & Assoc. Provost for Student Success, Lewis University
Adam Setmeyer, Vice President for Mission and Ministry, Marian University
|12:00 - 1:10 p.m.
Leading Communal Discernment on the Verge
Presenter: Sr. Judy Jewison, OP, Member of the Board of Trustees, Dominican University
Session chair: Julianne Wallace, Vice President for Mission and Ministry, Alvernia University
|1:20 - 2:20 p.m.
Collaborative Plenary Session 1
Finding God While on the Verge: Retaining and implementing mission at the core of Catholic higher education during challenging times and beyond.
Where is God in all of this? How is that brought back to campus? Mission is more meaningful nowadays than ever and Catholic higher education's advantage. Let's discuss how we might bring more life to discussions on campus, infuse this into the student experience, and celebrate our mission and Catholic identity.
Abbot John Klassen, Saint John's University
Sr. Michaela Hedican, Former Prioress of the Saint Benedict's Monastery
Moderator: Mary Geller, Vice President for Student Developoment, College of Saint Benedict
|2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Collaborative Plenary Session 2
Partnered on the Verge: Fostering student collaborations with Student Affairs, Mission, and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officers
Join us for a moderated conversation with panelists from four campuses on fostering partnerships across divisions, bridging any communication or outreach divides during the crises of the past year, and working together with students, demonstrating active listening and incorporation of the student voice.
Sr. Linda Bechen, Vice President for Mission and Ministry, Mount Mercy University
Keesha Burke-Henderson, Director of Diversity and International Student Success, Mount Mercy University
Lawrence A. Burnley, Vice President, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, University of Dayton
Ra'Neisha Carter, Student, Mount St. Joseph University
Janet Cox, Dean of Students, Mount St. Joseph University
Rayshawn Eastman, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Mount St. Joseph University
Sr. Karen Elliott, C.PP.S., D.Min., Director of Mission Integration, Mount St. Joseph University
Kaylee Ferguson, Student, Mount St. Joseph University
William Fischer, Vice President for Student Development, University of Dayton
Nate Klein, Vice President for Student Success, Mount Mercy University
Emma Lantz, SGA President, Mount Mercy University
Crystal Sullivan, Executive Director of Campus Ministry, University of Dayton
Moderator: Matt Goodwin, Associate Vice President & Dean of Students, Saint Joseph’s College
|3:35 - 4:30 p.m.
Collaborative Plenary Session 3
The Catholic Call to Action on the Verge: Creating a Unified and United Catholic Voice on Racial Justice
Elizabeth Ortiz, Vice President of Institutional Diversity and Equity, DePaul University
Christopher Whitt, Vice Provost for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, Creighton University
Adam Setmeyer, Vice President of Mission & Ministry and Director of Campus Ministry, Marian University
Moderator: Chris Haug, Vice President for Student Affairs, Neumann University
4:30 - 4:45 p.m.
Closing Prayer and Remarks
Julianne Wallace, Vice President for Mission and Ministry, Alvernia University
Rev. Dennis Holtschneider, CM, President, ACCU