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Grandillo Mike, PhD

Welcome,
Madonna University is a remarkable place, established by the Felician Sisters more than 75 years ago as a Catholic, independent college dedicated to the liberal arts, career prep and public service. As Madonna's first lay president, it is a high honor to join this ambitious, passionate, creative, and informed group, whose clear focus is the education and success of students. We devote ourselves daily to preparing them for lives that will make the world a better place.

It is a great privilege for me to witness members of the Madonna family living out our Franciscan values. As a community of students, alumni, faculty, staff and benefactors, we will continue to achieve great things as we carry on the legacy of the Felician Sisters.

I am deeply grateful for this opportunity to work with a fantastic team of faculty and staff to serve the students, alumni, parents, benefactors and friends of Madonna University and surrounding communities. I look forward to all of the changes, challenges and chances for success that lie ahead and hope that Madonna can be a part of your educational pursuits as well as a place for you to grow as a person.

Sincerely,
Michael Grandillo, Ph.D.
President

 Academic Deans
Dr. Deborah Dunn Graduate School and Interim Dean, School of Business
Dr. Kevin Eyster Interim Dean, College of Arts and Humanities
Dr. Karen Obsniuk College of Education
Dr. Karen Ross College of Natural and Social Sciences
Dr. Deborah Vargo College of Nursing and Health
 Administrative Council
Michael Grandillo, Ph.D.   President
Dave Boyd   Vice President for Finance and Operations
Cam Cruickshank, Ph.D.   Executive Vice President for Enrollment Management & University Advancement
Jim O'Neill, Ph.D.   Associate Vice-President for University Accreditation
Connie Tingson-Gatuz, Ph.D.   Vice President for Student Affairs and Mission Integration
Lewis Walker, Ph.D   Provost and Vice President for Academic Administration
Kellen Winslow Sr., J.D.   Assistant to the President for Community Relations
 Board of Trustees
OFFICERS    
The Hon. Michael Talbot (2015)
Chairman of the Board

Chief Judge, Michigan Court of Appeals, Detroit, MI
Ms. Eileen Ashley (2014)
Vice Chairman
SVP, National Director of Personal Wealth, Wealth Management, Comerica Bank, Detroit, MI

S.M. Margaret Kijek (2015)
Secretary of the Board
Principal (ret.), St. Edith Elementary School Principal
Livonia, MI


MEMBERS
   
Mr. Francis X. Berkemeier (2016)
Attorney (ret.)
Consumer Energy, Jackson, MI
Mr. Michael Edgar (2015)
Director of Properties
Felician Sisters of North America, Livonia, MI
Mrs. Carol Ann Fausone (2011)
Brigadier General (ret.)
U.S. Air Force; President, Senior Clergy Village, Livonia, MI
Dr. Leonard Glinski (2014)
Private Practice
Otolaryngology and Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery,
Farmington Hills, MI
Dr. Michael A. Grandillo (2015)
President, Madonna University, Livonia, MI
Bishop Donald F. Hanchon (2015)
Auxiliary Bishop of Archdiocese of Detroit
Detroit, MI
Dr. Steven Harte (2016)
Research Investigator
U of M Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI
Mr. Frank E. Janosz II (2016)
Owner/Vice President
English Gardens Nursery, Dearborn, MI
Dr. Walter Knysz, Jr. (2014)
Chairman of Board/President
Knysz Holdings, L.L.C, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Monsignor Todd Lajiness (2014)
Rector/President
Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, MI
Monsignor Thomas C. Machalski, Jr. (2015)
Chancellor
Orchard Lake Schools, Orchard Lake, MI
Fr. Jim McNulty (2016)
Pastor
St. Edith Church, Livonia, MI
Mr. Michael Obloy (2016)
President
Special Drill and Reamer Corporation, Madison Heights, MI
Ms. Valerie M. Oltmanns (2016)
Executive Director
Office of Mission Advancement, Felician Sisters of North America, Beaver Falls, PA
Mr. Rodney Patterson (2016)
Corporate Diversity Officer
CoBank, Omaha, NE

Mr. Terry Schweizer (2014)
Senior Ministry Advisor
Felician Services, Inc., Chicago, IL

S.M. Aquinas Szott (2016)
Psychologist/Spiritual Director
Metuchen, NJ

 

OF COUNSEL
   
Mr. Leonard Charles Suchyta    
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