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Center for Faith and Vocation
Center for Faith and Vocation

CFV Advisory Groups

Many individuals within the Butler Community and beyond volunteer their time and contribute their talents to helping make the Center for Faith and Vocation a richer community for all. Take a look at who is working with the Center.

Our Mission

In close cooperation with faculty, staff, and members of the Butler community, the Center provides transformative experiences for students.  Through spiritual exploration, personal reflection, and vocational discernment, we prepare students for a lifelong pursuit of personal and professional impact on the world. 

Our Vision

The Center for Faith and Vocation invites all Butler community members, inclusive of all faiths, doubts, and philosophies, to discover lives of purpose, meaning, and contribution.

University Committee

Dr. Olujide Akinbo

Professor of Chemistry, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Butler University

Dr. Robert Bennett

Professor of Business Law, Lacy School of Business, Butler University

Scott Bridge

Internship Director, Instructor, Electronic Journalism, College of Communication, Butler University

Bonnie Brown PharmD

Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy and health Sciences, Butler University

Andy Cassler

Career Advisor, Internship and Career Services, Butler University

Dr. Stephanie Enz

Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Butler University

Dr. Shelley Furuness

Associate Professor, College of Education

Dr. Jane Gervasio

Professor, Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Butler University

Dr. Mary Gospel

Senior clinical Faculty, College of Communications, Butler University

Dr. Bill Johnston

Professor of Mathematics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Butler University

Chera Justice

Fitness Coordinator, Health and Recreation Center, Butler University

Jen Mann

Academic Advisor and Student Development Specialist, Butler University

Dr. John Perkins

Assistant Professor of Music, Jordan College of the Arts, Butler University

Dr. Deb Skinner (Committee Chair)

Associate Professor of Marketing, Lacy School of Business, Butler University

Dr. Paul Valliere

McGregor Professor in the Humanities, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Butler University

Dr. Mindy Welch

Associate Professor, Physical Education, College of Education, Butler University

Past university committee members include:

Dr. Bruce Bigelow, Professor of Geography and History

Dr. Rose Campbell, Professor of Communication

Dr. Katherine Kelton, Associate Professor of Music

Dr. Allison O'Malley, formerly, Professor of Psychology

Dr. Susan Neville, Demia Butler Professor of English

Cynthia Payne, formerly, Learning Resource Center

Dr. Robert Pribush, Emeritus Professor of Chemistry

 

 

Advisory Council

Rev. Brenda Freije, J. D.

Vice President Student Operations and General Counsel, Christian Theological Seminary

Stephanie Judge Cripe MBA

Associate Vice-President, Marketing and Communications, Butler University

Rabbi Scott Fox

Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation

Faryal Khatri

Communications Coordinator, Islamic Society of North America

Kate King MBA (chair)

Butler University, (Retired) Instructor, Lacy School of Business, Butler University

Dr. Robert Pribush

Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, Butler University

Dr. Mary Macmanus Ramsbottom

Former Associate Provost, Butler University

Dr. Jerry Toomer

Executive in Residence, Lacy School of Business, Butler University

Charlie Wiles

Executive Director, Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Past council members include:

Fr. Thomas Baima, Vice Rector for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Graduate School of Theology, University of Saint Mary of the Lake, Mundelein Seminary

Dick Eagan, President of DMI Organizational Services

Ed Engledow, Chairman of Engledow Group, a 79-year-old Indianapolis-based horticulture services firm.

Kara Faris, Center for Congregations-Consultant

Dr. Mark Foglesong, Executive-in-Residence, College of Business, Butler University

Dr. Carol Johnston, Emerita, Associate Professor of Theology and Culture, Christian Theological Seminary

K.P. Singh (Kanwal Prakash), Owner K.P. Singh Designs

Kate Healey Snedeker, Butler Class of '89, Corporate Communications Consultant