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Collegium Leadership

Every person who serves on the Board or as a member of the faculty or staff must:

  • be a practicing traditional Catholic,

  • be committed to the traditional mission of The Collegium,

  • sign the Oath Against Modernism.


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Donna Fitzpatrick Bethell


Dan Taylor


John McKernan


Anne Marie Vogel


Michael DeTar


Paul King

Administration and Faculty

Edward Schaefer, president and faculty

  • DMA from The Catholic University of America

  • 39 years of teaching and administration in higher education

  • Expertise in music theory, choral music, and Carolingian chant

  • Has directed scholas and choirs singing beautiful music for four decades

Phillip Berns, Academic Dean and Faculty

  • MA in Philosophy from Tulane University

  • MTS from Notre Dame Seminary

  • PhD in Philosophy forthcoming from University of St. Thomas, Houston

  • Expertise in Aristotle, St. Thomas Aquinas, and the Philosophy of Economics

  • Experience teaching Theology and Philosophy, and singing in and directing scholas