Associate Provincial Assistant for Secondary and Pre-Secondary Education
Midwest Jesuits announce new Associate Provincial Assistant for Secondary and Pre-Secondary Education
The Midwest Province of the Society of Jesus has announced that
Brendan Conroy has been named the Associate Provincial Assistant for Secondary
and Pre-Secondary Education. Conroy will succeed Cathy Karl, who is retiring
Conroy joins the Midwest Jesuits from St. Rita of Cascia
High School on Chicago’s south side, where he has served as principal for the
past eight years. He was the founding principal of Christ the King Jesuit Prep
in Chicago and has served in many roles at St. Ignatius College Prep (Chicago).
A graduate of the University of Notre Dame with Master’s degrees in both English and Education, he is the father of five children, ranging in age from the eighth grade to post-college. Conroy will begin his new role at the Province offices later this summer.
The Midwest Jesuits welcome Brendan Conroy, and look forward to his insight and leaderhip in this important postition.
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