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Ignatian Faculty Fellows Program

Seeking to make the ideals of our mission statement a reality by educating faculty in the rich traditions of Ignatian spirituality and pedagogy.

The Program:

  • Each Fellow will be part of a semester-long, bi-weekly seminar meeting that meets every other Thursday during the Spring 2015 semester, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
  • Each Fellow will engage with:
    • the life of Ignatius and the early history of the Jesuits
    • Ignatian spirituality as expressed through the Spiritual Exercises
    • the educational mission of the Jesuits, the characteristics of Jesuit education, and features of Ignatian pedagogy
    • the recent emphasis in Jesuit higher education on social justice
  • Each Fellow will be asked to revise a course in light of these reflections such that it explicitly engages with the mission of the university; this course should be taught in the following academic year
  • Each Fellow will receive a stipend of $750.
  • Each Fellow will receive a quantity of resources
  • The program lasts for one academic year.

Eligibility

  • The program will be open to six (6) to eight (8) Fellows.    All ordinary faculty, including graduate and law faculty are eligible to apply.   Extraordinary faculty with at least five years of service to the university are also eligible.
  • The program will require 3-4 hours each week—including reading, reflection, and the actual seminar meetings.

Application (include the following)

  • 'A Statement of Intent':  This should include the suggested course for revision, as well as one’s significant time commitments for Spring semster.
  • A Curriculum vitae

The Spring 2015 Cohort has now been chosen. Recruitment for the spring 2016 cohort will begin in early fall 2015.  Send Application materials to ignatianfac@loyno.edu by September 30, 2015.

Fellows will be announced in November 2015.

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