Meet the leadership team

Rev. Gerard Olinger, C.S.C.

Rev. Gerard Olinger, C.S.C.

Vice President for Student Affairs

Rev. Gerard Olinger, C.S.C., previously served as Vice President for Mission Engagement and Church Affairs at the University of Notre Dame, where he stewarded and deepened Notre Dame’s Catholic and Holy Cross mission. He graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in history and government from Notre Dame. He also earned two post-graduate degrees from Notre Dame: a juris doctor cum laude in 2004 and a master of divinity in 2009. After law school, Fr. Olinger entered formation with the Congregation of Holy Cross, made his final vows in August 2009, and was ordained a priest in April 2010.

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M. Brian Coughlin, M.A.

M. Brian Coughlin, M.A.

Associate Vice President for Student Development

Heather Rakoczy Russell, M.Div.

Heather Rakoczy Russell, M.Div.

Associate Vice President for Residential Life

Dr. Christine Caron Gebhardt, Ph.D.

Dr. Christine Caron Gebhardt, Ph.D.

Assistant Vice President for Student Services

Ryan Willerton, M.S.Ed

Ryan Willerton, M.S.Ed

Associate Vice President for Career and Professional Development

Rev. Peter McCormick, C.S.C.

Rev. Peter McCormick, C.S.C.

Director, Campus Ministry

Matthew S. Anderson, M.B.A.

Matthew S. Anderson, M.B.A.

Director of Finance and Operations

Laura Connelly, M.Ed.

Laura Connelly, M.Ed.

Senior Counselor to the Vice President for Student Affairs

Tony Oleck, M.T.S.

Tony Oleck, M.T.S.

Advisor to the Vice President for Student Affairs

Kate Morgan, M.A.

Kate Morgan, M.A.

Communications Program Director

Lauren Donahue, M.A.

Lauren Donahue, M.A.

Program Director, New Student Engagement

Kathleen Brannock, J.D.

Kathleen Brannock, J.D.

Assistant Director, Finance

Maureen Doyle McKenney, M.Ed.

Maureen Doyle McKenney, M.Ed.

Assistant Director, Student Development

Ginger Chrapliwy, B.S.

Ginger Chrapliwy, B.S.

Officer Assistant

Mary LaViolette, M.L.S.

Mary LaViolette, M.L.S.

Senior Administrative Assistant

Chris O'Brien, M.S.

Chris O'Brien, M.S.

Senior Administrative Assistant