The strength of the Siena community is its people. In an effort to bring Siena Heights University a little closer together, faculty and staff - who are willing - to share a bit about themselves personally and professionally, including their roles at Siena. This "Siena Strong" profile is...
Getting to Know... Tad Dunne
Department or Office: College of Professinal Studies
SHU Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Official title: Professor of Humanities
Office Room#/Building/Location: I have no office and no office phone
Degrees Earned (type, institution, year): PhD, philosophy and theology, 1975, St. Michael's College of the University of Toronto; MA, theology, 1972, St. Michael's College of the University of Toronto; MDiv, 1971, Regis College, University of Toronto; MA, mathematics, 1966, University of Detroit
In 100 words or less, my role at Siena Heights is... I teach totally online courses: "The Adult Learner," courses in philosophy (social/political, the arts, philosophy of religion, technology and the human condition) and in theology (theological ethics)
One thing people at Siena would be surprised to know about me is... I was chief author of University-wide policy on copyright, 2015, and chief editor of the current University policy on rank and promotion. I was a Jesuit priest but left the Jesuits to marry a long-time friend. I play flute and create custom event cards (memorials, wedding, birthdays, ordinations, etc.).
What is your favorite food? Pizza
What is your favorite movie/TV show? LaLa Land
If I were on a desert island and could bring just one book, it would be... "Insight," by Bernard Lonergan
My favorite thing/person/event about Siena Heights is... The joy evident in our administrators, staff, and faculty.