Two Sacred Heart School of Theology staff have been named to leadership positions with the Association of Theological Schools (ATS).
Rose Kopenec, SHST registrar and an 1995 alum of the seminary's Master of Arts program, has been named to a two-year term on the ATS Committee on Women in Leadership. Kopenec also serves as SHST's director of pre-theology academics and assistant to the vice president for academic affairs.
Professor Patrick Russell, an associate professor of Scripture studies, has been nominated for a two-year term on the ATS Faculty Development Advisory Committee. The term would begin in June. Russell is also co-chair of SHST's Committee for the Assessment of Program Effectiveness, and is the seminary's accreditation liaison.
Kopenec was also recently named to a three-year term on the Milwaukee Archdiocesan Continuing Formation Commission.