Kathleen Sullivan

Dr. Sullivan earned her PhD from the University of Notre Dame in 1987. For 25 years she oversaw the learning strategy program for the Hesburgh Balfour Summer Program. She also provided leadership training for Notre Dame alumni and students as a certified trainer of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. For 10 years Kathleen served as the Associate Director of the Notre Dame Alumni Association and as the director of alumni continuing education. She developed the University’s on-line prayer site that has exceeded a million views since its inception in 2007.

Kathleen's hobbies include horses, swimming, juggling, and leadership development. Her book I Had Lunch with God: Gospel Inspirations for Tough Times is a best seller in the Notre Dame Hammes bookstore.

Educational Background

B.S.(1976) and M.S.(1977) in Education from State University of New York, College at Geneseo

Classes Taught

EDUC-U100 Threshold Seminar

Research Interest

Servant Leadership; Intersection of Emotional Intelligence and Effective Interaction with Horses; Causes and Effects on Learners without Mental Imagery Utilization

Campus/Community Service

Actor in the House of Privilege Program

Committees: Summer Bridge Program, Academic Centers for Excellence, Professional Development for Student Services, and First Year Experience

Provide workshops for Riley Early College Program

Assist in Advising IUSB Student Club for Community Service

Recent Publications

Monthly article in The Catholic Business Journal on integrating faith and business.