Creighton University in Omaha Appoints Two New Vice Provosts

Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, has announced the appointment of two women to vice provost positions. The appointments are effective on July 1.

Eileen Burke-Sullivan will serve as the inaugural vice provost for university mission and ministry. She is an associate professor of theology and holds the Barbara Reardon Heaney Endowed Chair in Pastoral Liturgical Theology. She has served on the Creighton University faculty since 2003. Burke Sullivan is the co-author of The Ignatian Tradition: Spirituality in History (Liturgical Press, 2009). She is a graduate of what is now the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry and holds a master’s degree in vocal and choral performance from the University of Colorado and a master of theology degree from Creighton University.

Tanya Winegard was promoted to vice provost for student life. Since June 2012, she has been serving as associate vice president for equity and inclusion. Earlier, she was associate vice president for student life. Dr. Winegard has been on the staff at the university since 1997. She holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and psychology and a master’s degree in student development in postsecondary education from the University of Iowa. Dr. Winegard earned a doctorate in higher education administration from the University of Nebraska.

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