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Grand Rapids Dominican Named Academic Dean at Catholic Theological Union

Barbara ReidCHICAGO, IL -- June 18, 2008 -- Donald Senior, CP, President of Catholic Theological Union recently announced that the Board of Trustees has selected Barbara Reid, OP, (Grand Rapids) as Vice President and Academic Dean.

CTU is the largest Roman Catholic graduate school of theology and ministry in North America. Students from all over the world, of every age and vocation, study together. They learn about the Catholic faith as well as how to dialogue with other Abrahamic faith traditions – Protestant, Jewish and Muslim.

Barbara is Professor of New Testament Studies at CTU and has been a member of the Faculty since 1988. She received her doctorate in biblical studies from the Catholic University of America and has published widely, earning a reputation as a leading New Testament scholar. She has served as the Chair of the Department of Biblical Languages and Literature and is currently the Faculty Representative to the Academic Affairs Committee of the Board of Trustees.

Barbara will succeed Gary Reibe-Estrella, SVD, who has served with distinction as Vice President and Academic Dean for thirteen years. At its meeting, the Board of Trustees passed a resolution thanking Gary for his years of generous service to CTU.

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