Rev. Frank Coady of Salina, Kan., and Janet McCann, ASC of Fairview Heights, Ill., have joined the Newman University Board of Trustees. Coady and McCann began serving their first three-year terms on the Newman Board effective Feb. 22, 2013.
Coady is a pastor at the Sacred Heart Cathedral in Salina. He is also a director in the Office of Liturgy, the Office of Deacons, and Lay Ministry Formation at the Diocese of Salina. Coady is a member of the North American Academy of Liturgy, the Society for Catholic Liturgy, the Liturgy Network, the National Association of Diaconate Directors and the National Association of Lay Ministers. He received his bachelor's degree in philosophy from St. Thomas Seminary in Bloomfield, Conn., in 1972, an S.T.L. degree in fundamental theology from Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome in 1985, and an S.T.D. degree in dogmatic theology from Pontifical Gregorian University in 1994.
McCann is a U.S. Region Councilor at the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC) U.S. Region Mission Center in St. Louis, Mo. The Adorers of the Blood of Christ is the founding and sponsoring order of Newman University. McCann previously served for several years as the principal of Sister Thea Bowman Catholic School in East St. Louis, Ill. She received her bachelor's degree in education from St. Louis University in 1979 and her master's degree in curriculum/instruction from Xavier University in New Orleans, La., in 1989.
.This article has been revised to reflect the following corrections: Corrections: March 13, 2012 A previous version of this article incorrectly identified the current place of residence of Janet McCann, ASC. McCann also received a master's degree from Xavier University in New Orleans, La., not Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio.