Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, Marquette University
Jennifer Maney is the director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at Marquette University. Her role is to best support the pedagogical practices of all faculty/instructors and also support them with the infusion of Ignatian pedagogy into their teaching. She is also responsible for helping to build inclusive, equitable and justice-focused learning experiences in the classroom by helping faculty think of their implicit biases and could impact a welcoming environment for all students. Service Learning also reports to the CTL in support of faculty and community engagement in an academic environment.
Prior to this position she was responsible for the coordination for the Greater Milwaukee Catholic Education Consortium. The GMCEC was a collaborative effort between Alverno College, Mount Mary College, Cardinal Stritch University, Marian University and Marquette University, who joined forces to support Catholic education in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. The combined power of the GMCEC was be tapped to keep area P-12 Catholic education not only alive but vibrant.
Father Jose Badenes
Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education, Loyola Marymount University
José I. Badenes, S.J., Ph.D. serves as Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education and Professor of Spanish at Loyola Marymount University. Father Badenes has been a professor in LMU's Department of Modern Languages and Literatures since 1996, where he has taught courses in Spanish language, literature, and culture, as well as interdisciplinary Humanities seminars for the University Honors Program, the Catholic Studies Program, and the First Year Seminar experience in the University Core Curriculum. He earned his Ph.D. in Hispanic Languages and Literatures from the University of California at Santa Barbara and has Masters degrees in Romance Languages and Literatures from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and in Divinity and Theology from the Jesuit School of Theology at Santa Clara (formerly Berkeley).
His current research focus is on early 20th century Spanish artist Federico García Lorca, particularly the relationship between his aesthetics, gender and sexuality issues, and Catholicism in his work.
Father Badenes´ responsibilities in his role as Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education at LMU include oversight of the Core Curriculum, the University Honors Program, the Academic Resource Center, Disability Support Services, the Katz Family and Academic Skills Program, the Ignacio Student Support Services Program, the Living and Learning Communities, and the Faculty Engagement Program. He is also responsible for monitoring violations to the University´s Academic Honesty Policy. He reports to Vice-Provost for Academic Affairs David Sapp.