Rev. Dennis Holtschneider, CM, Ed.D.,
President of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities
Prominent in the field of Catholic higher education, Fr. Holtschneider began his tenure as President of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities on July 1, 2019. He served as president of DePaul University in Chicago, the nation’s largest Catholic university, from 2004 to 2017. A frequent speaker, consultant, and writer on issues facing colleges and universities, he has served on the boards of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, the American Council on Education, and ACCU, which he chaired from 2010 to 2012. He currently chairs the Niagara University Board of Trustees and the Institute of Advanced Catholic Studies at the University of Southern California.
Reverend Holtschneider participated in the panel on religious responses to COVID-19 vaccination mandates.