About the Lund-Gill Chair
The Lund-Gill Chair is named for former Dominican University President Sr. Candida Lund, OP, and former English professor, Sr. Cyrille Gill, OP. Each year, the Lund-Gill Chair in the Rosary College of Arts and Sciences brings to campus an individual of the highest moral and intellectual reputation who can address themes and issues at the heart of the liberal arts and sciences.
Past Lund-Gill Chairs
2016: Sr. M. Paul McCaughey, Archbishop of Chicago's Delegate for School Advancement and Advocacy.
2015: Ana Castillo, internationally acclaimed creative writer, scholar, editor, and translator
2014: Tricia Rose, Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America at Brown University
2013: Christopher Kennedy, Chairman of Joseph P. Kennedy Enterprises
2012: Eboo Patel, PhD, founder and the executive director of the Interfaith Youth Core.
2011: Chia-Feng Chang, PhD, Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence and expert in Chinese science and medicine.
2010: Father Richard Woods, OP, professor of theology and former chair of the Ekhart Society
2009: Stephen Kinzer, a prize-winning journalist with the Boston Globe and New York Times
2008: David Bevington, the Phyllis Fay Horton Distinguished Service Professor in the Humanities at the University of Chicago
2007: Leon Lederman, Nobel prize-winning physicist who was the inaugural chair