Board of Trustees

2017-2018 Board of Trustees

 
Avila University is a private corporation in the State of Missouri under the control of a Board of Trustees.

Joseph T. Fahey
J.M. Fahey Construction Company 

G. Robert Fisher
Dentons

Kenneth V. Hager
DST Systems, Inc. (Retired) 

S. Marie Joan Harris, CSJ, Ph.D.
Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet

J. Robert Hardin ’78
Country Club Bank (Retired) 

Robert T. Hunter
Financial Counselors, Inc. (Retired) 

S. Mary Frances Johnson, CSJ, Ph.D.
Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet

David D. Kerr ’76, Chair
State Government (Retired) 

Greg Kratofil
Polsinelli Shugart

Vercie Lark
DST Systems, Inc.

Patricia Lyon '00

S. Mary Margaret Lazio, CSJ '70 
Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet

S. Shawn Madigan, CSJ, Ph.D.
Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet 

Ellen S. Martin, Secretary 
Ellen S. Martin Consulting, LLC 

S. Mary McKay, CSJ, Ph.D.
Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet 

Timothy O'Brien
Cobalt MedPlans & Preferred Health Professionals

Christine Ojile ’82 
Kantar Retail Market Insights 

S. Irene O’Neill, CSJ, Ed.D.
Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet 

Gary Smith 
USB Financial Services, Inc.  

Mark C. Thompson
Country Club Bank 

Ana Valdez ’96
Donnelly College 

Michael Van Dyke
Polsinelli Shughart

Rick Weller, Vice Chair & Treasurer
Euronet Worldwide, Inc.

The Avila Promise

  • Lower Tuition Rate
  • Tuition Protection
  • 4-Year Graduation Guarantee
  • Internship or Research Guarantee
  • up to $1,000 Travel Award

 

That’s the Avila Promise.

The Arts at Avila: These Shining Lives

these shining lives
February 22-25
Evening performances: 7:30 p.m. 
Sunday matinee: 2:00 p.m.
Goppert Theatre on the Bill and Jean Buchanan Stage

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2018 Student Scholar Day

student scholar day

student scholar day
Be a part of the 18th annual Avila Student Scholar Day on April 19! 

Student applications due on Feb. 23.

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AU News

Avila University is seeking comments from the public about the University in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The University will host a visit February 26-27, 2018 with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Avila University has been accredited by HLC since 1946. The team will review the institution’s ongoing ability to meet HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation.

The public is invited to submit comments regarding the University to the following address:

Public Comment on Avila University,
Higher Learning Commission,
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411

The public may also submit comments on HLC’s website at www.hlcommission.org/comment.

Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs. Comments must be in writing.

All comments must be received by January 19, 2018.