ASEC: Our Team

Sr. Carol Jean Vale, SSJ, Ph.D.

Sr. Carol Jean Vale, SSJ, Ph.D.

ASEC Board of Directors: Member
(No Term) (Board Chair 9/15-9/17)
President
Chestnut Hill College

Areas of Expertise: higher education leadership, historical theology, english

Sr. Carol Jean Value, SSJ, Ph.D. has been president of Chestnut Hill College for over 25 years. She was unanimously reappointed for her sixth 5-year term, effective July 1, 2017. She has an A.B. in English from Chestnut Hill College, a M.A. in Theology/Spirituality from Fordham University and a Ph.D. in Historical Theology from Fordham University. She is a member of the following organizations:

  • African Sisters Education Collaborative (ASEC), Chair
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU), Past Chair
  • Institute for Administration in Catholic Higher Education, Advisory Board
  • Association of Colleges of Sisters of Saint Joseph (ACSSJ), Past Board Chair
  • Neylan Commission, Past Board Chair
  • SouthEastern Pennsylvania Consortium for Higher Education (SEPCHE), Past Chair
  • Catholic Theological Society of America
  • American Teilhard Association
  • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU)
  • American Council on Education
  • Association of Governing Boards and Council of Independent Colleges