Lourdes University is a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of St. Francis and is guided by a strong Board of Trustees. The university is led by President Dr. Mary Ann Gawelek and has key areas represented in the President’s Cabinet.

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Mary Ann Gawelek, EdD
Office: Lourdes Hall 133
Work: 419-824-3809
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Terry Keller

Terry M. Keller, PhD
Provost, Accreditation Liaison Officer
Office: Lourdes Hall 132
Work: 419-824-3535
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Janet Eaton, M.Ed.
Vice President of Athletics
Office: REC 208
Work: 419-517-8987
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Greg Kneser, MA
Vice President of Student Affairs
Office: Lourdes Hall 137
Work: 419-824-3759
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Jeffrey R. Liles, MBA
Vice President of Enrollment
Office: LH 135
Work: 419-824-3829
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Michael McCormick, MS Ed
Chief Information Officer
Office: REH 003
Work: 419-517-8988
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Randy Rothenbuhler, EMOD
Vice President of Finance/Chief Financial Officer
Office: LH 136
Work: 419-824-3730
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Mary Sabin, BA
Vice President of Institutional Advancement
Office: Lourdes Alumni House
Work: 419-824-3969
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Sister Barbara Vano, OSF, MA
Vice President for Mission and Ministry; Director of Service Learning
Office: St. Clare Hall 140
Work: 419-824-3861
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2021-22 Board of Trustees
Michael S. Koralewski, Chair
Chief Manufacturing Operations Officer, First Solar, Inc.
William J. Carroll, Vice Chair
Retired Chief Operating Officer, Dana Corporation
Thomas J. Winston, Treasurer
President and CEO, Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority
Chrys Peterson, ‘11, Secretary
Owner, Chrys Peterson Consulting, LLC
Thomas E. Brady
Founder, Plastic Technologies, Inc.
George A. Brymer, ‘10, ‘08
President and Chief Creative Officer, The Creative Block
Pariss M. Coleman II
Senior Attorney, The Andersons, Inc.
Thomas P. Dillon
Toledo Managing Partner and Firmwide Management Committee Chair, Shumaker, Loop and Kendrick, LLP
Sheila A. Eason
Founder and CEO, Elevate People Solutions
James R. Gant, Esq.
Deputy Superintendent, Toledo Public Schools
Mary Ann Gawelek
President, Lourdes University
Carrie A. Haddix, ‘09
Chief Administrative Officer, Metroparks Toledo
Jay R. Jindal
Physician, ProMedica Physicians ENT
Maureen M. Kenney
General Partner, Retired, CareLink Nursing Services
Elaine LaValley Lewandowski
Community Advocate
Rita N.A. Mansour
Senior Managing Director, Mansour Wealth Management/McDonald Partners
Sr. Rachel M. Nijakowski, OSF
Executive Director, Sophia Center
Sr. Laureen M. Painter, OSF
Mission Integration/Spiritual Care, The Commons of Providence
Arturo Polizzi
President and Chief Operational Officer, ProMedica
Bradley J. Rieger
Chief Operating Officer, Cooper-Smith Advertising
Sr. Rebecca A. Rutkowski, OSF, Ex Officio
Treasurer/Councilor, Sisters of St. Francis
Sean E. Savage
Financial Advisor, Savage & Associates, Inc.
Hussien Y. Shousher
Retired CEO, GEM Inc. and GEM Energy
Richard S. Sweeney
Regional President, Toledo Edison, a FirstEnergy Corp electric operating company
Harvey A. Tolson
Honorary Trustee; Owner/CEO, Tolson Enterprises, Inc.
Martha E. Vetter
Retired Chairman Emeritus/Founder, R/P Marketing Public Relations
Trustee Emeriti
Dolly Flasck, R.N.
Community Advocate
Thomas B. Geiger Jr., B.A.
President, Capital Tire Group, Inc.
Kevin J. Kenney, B.A., J.D.
Attorney-at-Law, Kevin J. Kenney & Associates
Martha Mewhort, A.B., M.A.
Retired History Professor, Lourdes University
Joseph T. Nachtrab, B.A., C.P.A.
President, Northaven Development Group
Larry D. Ulrich, B.B.A.
President, LDU Enterprises, LLC