New Board Member: Sister Jeannine Norton, IHM
Immaculata University is pleased to announce that Sister Jeannine Norton, IHM, was appointed to the Board of Trustees for Immaculata University. Sister Jeannine began her three-year term on July 1, 2014.
“I am humbled to be asked to serve my I.H.M. Community and Immaculata University as a board member. I know I will be enriched by the experience and hope I bring a beneficial perspective,” commented Sister Jeannine on her appointment.
With over 40 years of experience in Catholic education, Sister Jeannine serves as principal at Saints Simon and Jude School in West Chester. Prior to that appointment, she spent six years as assistant superintendent for Catholic Schools for the Diocese of Savannah, Georgia. Sister Jeannine spent the first 30 years of her educational career as an elementary school teacher in various Catholic schools across the country before becoming principal of Saint James School in Savannah and then Saint Joan of Arc School in Philadelphia. From 2003-2005, she was Development Director at Holy Innocents Area Catholic School in Philadelphia.
Growing up in Southwest Philadelphia, Sister Jeannine attended West Catholic Girls High School in freshman year and then transferred to Saint Hubert Catholic High School from which she graduated. After earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theology from Immaculata University, she continued her education receiving a Master of Arts degree in Teaching of English from Villanova University. In 1998, she completed the Elementary School Principal Certification from Immaculata.
Immaculata University’s Board of Trustees is comprised of both lay and religious leaders in the education and corporate community. As the governing body of Immaculata, the Board understands, endorses, articulates, supports and promotes the mission of the University.
Immaculata University is a comprehensive, Catholic, coeducational institution of higher education, located on the Main Line between Malvern and Exton, 20 miles west of Philadelphia.