TribLIVE

| Home


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Newsmaker: Darlene Fozard Weaver

Email Newsletters

Click here to sign up for one of our email newsletters.
Dr. Darlene Fozard Weaver is leading Duquesne University's new Center for the Catholic Intellectual Tradition.Weaver, who formerly taught at Villanova University, is a former resident of the Altoona area.

Daily Photo Galleries

By Lou Kilzer
Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, 12:01 a.m.
 

Noteworthy: Weaver has been appointed as director of Duquesne University's new Center for the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, which sponsors interdisciplinary research and teaching that engages Duquesne's Roman Catholic and Spiritan heritage. Spiritans sacrifice power, prestige and wealth to minister to the poor and disadvantaged.

Age: 42

Residence: Looking for a home in the Pittsburgh area

Family: Husband, Sean, and sons Jack, Nathan and Joseph

Background: Weaver grew up in Altoona and graduated from high school there. She taught for three years at Georgetown University and 11 years at Villanova University, where she also was director of the theology institute.

Education: Bachelor's degree in creative writing from Carnegie Mellon University; master's in religion from Yale University; doctorate in theological ethics from the University of Chicago

Quote: "It's great to be back home, reacquainting myself with the city and also seeing all that is new. The Duquesne challenge is very exciting. I'll be surrounded by brilliant people doing a lot of important work."

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Rossi: Penguins’ best bet is on Martin
  2. Burnett’s stellar start paves way for Pirates’ victory over Diamondbacks
  3. From injuries to front office, Penguins’ season didn’t lack drama
  4. Spirit Airlines lifts fortunes of Arnold Palmer Regional Airport
  5. Elites, media & character
  6. Pitt AD Barnes has enjoyed varied career in college sports
  7. Penguins president: General manager, coach won’t be fired
  8. Young defensemen make case for future with Penguins
  9. High risk, reward with 1st-round quarterbacks in NFL Draft
  10. Man fatally shot in McKees Rocks identified
  11. More than 2,200 confirmed dead in Nepal earthquake