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Sister Ann Francis Klimkowski, OSF, Ph.D.

Professor of Leadership

Hope is an orientation of the heart; not joy that all goes well, but rather it is the ability to work for something because it is good.  - From the poet Havel (paraphrased)


  • Ph.D., The University of Toledo
  • M.Ed., Bowling Green State University
  • B.S.E., Bowling Green State University

Areas of Expertise

  • Strategic planning
  • Community relations
  • Leaders

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Franciscan Colleges and Universities

Recent Presentations

  • Futuring, Local Chapter Conference, Sylvania, OH.  March 6, 2010.
  • Futuring Local Chapter Conference, Biloxi, MS.  April 10, 2010.

Recent Awards

  • Woman Global Education Award, Ohio House of Representatives (2008)
  • Honorary Doctrate in Public Service, Lourdes College (2006)
  • Milestone Award in Education, YWCA (2005)



Sr. Ann Francis Klimkowski
Sr. Ann Francis Klimkowski