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Marquette University Catholic Education Leadership Institute

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Catholic Identity and Mission

This component stands at the core of the institute's mission: Catholic leadership in the 21st century involves a deeply spiritual sensibility to lead a religious community to live its mission amid a changing landscape.

Professional Development

This effort seeks to expand the vision and effectiveness of Catholic institutions by engaging leaders in personal and professional development as it applies most directly to their work.


These areas advance several of the business-related streams associated with professional development programs for current leaders. They reflect singular initiatives, as well as continuing programs.

Catholic Education Research

To interpret and apply research, best practices and innovative strategies within the context of Catholic institutions ensures their continued growth, development and fidelity to the mission.

Milwaukee provides a particularly rich environment for this field because of its diverse array of school funding systems.

Marquette Programs and School Partnerships

Creating partnerships with local service institutions by reaching out to local Catholic parishes as they reconfigure leadership and governance models in a changing landscape.

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  • Mission and vision

    —  Catholic identity and mission
  • Services of the institute

    —  What is the institute's purpose?
  • Program goals

    —  Initial program goals for 2013–14
  • Contact the institute

    — Located in Zilber Hall, 256
        1250 W. Wisconsin Ave.

  • Catholic education resources

    —  Greater Milwaukee Catholic Education Consortium
  • Milwaukee Archdiocese
    — Serving Milwaukee County parishes, schools and institutions
  • NCEA
    — National Catholic Educational Association
  • ACCU
    — Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities
  • AJCU
    —  Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities
    —  Catholic Higher Education Supporting Catholic Schools

  • Marquette University