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New Trustee: Sister John Evelyn DiTrolio, IHM

Sister John Evelyn DiTrolio, IHM

Sister John Evelyn DiTrolio, IHM

Immaculata University is pleased to announce that Sister John Evelyn DiTrolio, IHM, was appointed to the Board of Trustees for Immaculata University.  Sister John Evelyn will serve a five-year term.

               “It is indeed an honor to serve on the Board of Immaculata and to be a part of those who endorse, support and promote Immaculata’s Catholic Identity, Academic Excellence, Visionary Leadership and efforts to form ‘a truly educated person who is value-oriented and committed to truth, service, justice and peace,’” stated Sister John Evelyn.

               Professing her final vows in 1968, Sister John Evelyn has spent most of her career in elementary education as a teacher, vice principal and principal for the Dioceses of Arlington, VA; Lincoln, NE; Harrisburg, PA;  and Philadelphia, PA.

               Born and raised in Havertown, PA, Sister earned her Bachelor of Arts from Immaculata College.  She retains membership in the National Catholic Educational Association and the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.  She also served on the Board of Trustees for the Gesu School for six years and is presently serving on the Board of Trustees for the Cristo Rey Philadelphia School.  Providing guidance and leadership, Sister John Evelyn was also a member of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Blue Ribbon Commission.

For 11 years, Sister was the directress of Novices for the IHM Congregation and is currently serving a second term on the leadership team for the Congregation.

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.