The Lilly Fellows Program Conference


Plenary Speakers


Mark Ravizza, S.J.

Mark Ravizza, S.J. is an Associate Professor of Philosophy and Senior Fellow of the Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education at Santa Clara University.  He currently is working in the Philippines developing a new Casa study abroad/immersion program in conjunction with the University of San Francisco and the Ateneo de Manila.  His most well-known book is Responsibility and Control (with John Martin Fischer), published by Cambridge University Press.


Patricia McGuire, Esq.

Patricia McGuire, Esq., President of Trinity Washington University since 1989, earned her Bachelor of Arts from Trinity College and her law degree from Georgetown University.  Recipient of numerous honorary degrees, she writes and speaks widely on topics concerning higher education, women, and Catholic education.  In 2012 the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities recognized President McGuire's leadership in higher education with the Henry Paley Award.


Rob Kapilow

Rob Kapilow is a highly acclaimed composer, educator, author, conductor, pianist, commentator, and radio and television personality, whose broad range of educational and community outreahes include his trademarked "What Makes It Great?", "Family Musik" and "Citypieces" programs. He is widely known for his efforts to nurture a greater appreciation of classical music in non-traditional audiences.