University Leadership


Becky Roloff is the president of St. Catherine University, which serves nearly 4,300 students on our beautiful St. Paul, Minnesota campus.

Executive Vice President and Provost

Anita Thomas serves as executive vice president and provost, overseeing the University's three colleges, and promoting the important, student-centered initiatives of faculty and deans.

Executive Vice President and Chief Advancement Officer

Beth Halloran holds primary strategic and oversight responsibility for the University's development and alumni relations, events, sponsored programs, operations and analytics, and communications teams.

St. Kate's CFO Tracey Gran
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, and Corporate Secretary

Tracey Gran oversees the University’s financial planning and analysis, investment portfolio, financial services relationships and transactions, and legal affairs. 

Jean Guezmir
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Jean Guezmir brings an innovative, collaborative approach to the continual transformation of the University’s information technology strategy.

Senior Vice President for Human Resources, Equity, and Inclusion

Pat Pratt-Cook leads the University's efforts in faculty recruitment and contracts, equity and inclusion initiatives, and human resources.

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Senior Vice President for Enrollment Management and Athletics

John Pyle oversees all aspects of recruitment, admissions, retention, tuition and aid, and athletics for the University.

President's Cabinet

The purpose of the president's cabinet is to bring together the leaders across the University to engage in a healthy, current exchange of information and viewpoints on key decisions and opportunities the University faces. Under the direction of the Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Accreditation, the cabinet also acts as the internal quality assurance group to assess the progress of the Strategic Plan for our HLC Assurance process.

Denise Baird, PhD
Assistant Provost of Accreditation and Academic Accountability

Beth Riedel Carney '82, MA
Vice President, Development and Alumni Relations

Monica Brown, MS
Assistant Professor of Mathematics and the Mary T. Hill Director of Data Science
President, Faculty Senate

Sharon Doherty, PhD
Endowed Chair for Mission, Women's Education
Director, Abigail Quigley McCarthy Center for Women
Director, Otte Initiative in Women's Education

Becky Dorscheid

Lisa Dutton, PT, PhD
Dean of Health Sciences, Henrietta Schmoll School of Health

Laura Fero, PhD, MSN, RN
Dean of Nursing, Henrietta Schmoll School of Health

Matt Goodwin, PhD
Associate Provost of Student Affairs

Sharon Howell, CSJ
Endowed Chair for Mission, Catholic Identity
Director, Center for Spirituality and Social Justice
Director, Myser Initiative in Catholic Identity

Jeff Johnson, PhD
Interim Dean, School of Humanities, Arts and Sciences

Dianne Oliver, PhD
Associate Provost, Academic Affairs

Cory Piper-Hauswirth
Associate Vice President, College for Women

Eric Stacey, MA 
Director, Athletics and Butler Center

Greg Steenson, MA
Associate Vice President, Admission and Market Development

Beth Stevens
Associate Vice President, Enrollment Management and Director, Financial Aid

May Thao-Schuck
Teresa Rolling Radzinski Vice President of Career and Professional Development

Pa Der Vang, PhD, MSW, LICSW
Endowed Chair for Mission, Liberal Arts
Associate Professor, Social Work
Director, Evaleen Neufeld Initiative in the Liberal Arts
President-Elect, Faculty Senate

Benson K. Whitney, JD
Dean, School of Business