CLT Leadership

Meet the Board of Academic Advisors

The CLT Board consists of college presidents & administrators, secondary school heads of schools, and nationally recognized leaders in education.


Jeremy Tate – Founder of CLT

President of the Board:

Angel Adams Parham – Distinguished Professor of Social Science and Associate Professor of Sociology at Loyola University

Board Members:

Sister Amelia – V.P. of Academics, St. Cecilia Academy

Dale Ahlquist – President, American Chesterton Society

Daniel Baillargeon – Catholic Superintendent, Diocese of Springfield in Massachusetts

Jon Balsbaugh – President, Trinity Schools

Mark Bauerlein – Senior Editor, First Things

Matt Beatty – Head of School, Bloomfield Christian

Laura Berquist – Founder, Mother of Divine Grace

Matthew Bianco – COO, Circe Institute

Robert Bortins – CEO, Classical Conversations

Joyce Burges – Founder, National Black Home Educators Association

Thomas Carroll – Catholic Superintendent, Archdiocese of Boston

Bernardine Clark – Head of School, Chelsea Academy

Kevin Clark – Founder and President, ESI Schools

Azin Cleary – Executive Director, Chesterton Academy of Annapolis

Eric Cook – President, Society for Classical Learning

Martin Cothran – Author, Memoria Press

Clay Daniel – Founder, Clayborne Prep

Corey DeAngelis – National Director of Research, American Federation for Children

Patrick Deneen – Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame

David Diener – Headmaster, Hillsdale Academy

Erika Donalds – CEO and President, Optima Foundation

Oscar Ortiz Duarte – CEO of Heritage Classical Academy

Josh Dyson – Head of School, Classical School of Wichita

Daniel Foucachon – CEO, Roman Roads Media

Jennifer Frey – Professor of Philosophy, University of South Carolina

Robert P. George – McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University

Ali Ghaffari – Founder, Divine Mercy Academy

David Goodwin – President,Association of Classical Christian Schools

James Hankins – Professor of History at Harvard University

Douglas Henry – Dean of the Honors College, Baylor University

Thomas Hibbs – President, University of Dallas

Zena Hitz – Tutor, St. John’s College

Aaron Howard – Founder and CEO, As One Christian Diversity Staffing

Alexandra Hudson – Author, St. Martin’s Press

Spencer Klavan – Host, Young Heretics Podcast

Tamara Long – Vice President for Enrollment, Abilene Christian University

Julian Malcolm – Head of School, The Summit Academy

Sean Maltbie – Head of School, Sacred Heart Academy

Ben Merkle – President, New Saint Andrews College

Zachary Miller – Director of Admissions, Hillsdale College

Leslie Moeller  – Chairman of the Board, Society of Classical Learning

Derek Monjure – Director of Development and Advancement, New Saint Andrews College

Elias Josue Moo – Catholic Superintendent, Archdiocese of Denver

Sister Thomas More – V.P. of Academics, Aquinas College

Michael Moynihan – Head of Upper School, The Heights School

Keith Nix – Head of School, Veritas School of Richmond

Kathleen O’Toole – Assistant Provost, Hillsdale College K-12 Education

Chad Pecknold – Associate Professor of Systematic Theology, Catholic University of America

Christopher Perrin – CEO, Classical Academic Press

Dan Peterson – Head of School, Regents School of Austin

Michael Poliakoff – President, American Council of Trustees and Alumni

Matthew Post – Assistant Professor of Humanities, University of Dallas and Associate Director, Saint Ambrose Center for Catholic Liberal Education and Culture

Anika Prather – Founder, Living Water School and Lecturer, Howard University English Department

Becky Priest  – Director of College Counseling, The Cambridge School

Joe Rigney – President, Bethlehem College and Seminary

Kevin Roberts – Executive Director, Texas Public Policy Institute

Matthew Smith – President, Hildegard College

Jonathan Tonkowich – Executive Vice President, Wyoming Catholic College

Matthew Van Hook – Assistant Director & Associate Professor, Torrey Honors College, Biola University

Michael Van Hecke – Founder, Institute for Catholic Liberal Education

Silvio Vazque  – V.P. of Enrollment, Wheaton College

Corey Walker – Professor of Humanities, Wake Forest University

Cornel West – Professor of Philosphy and Christian Practice, Union Theological Seminary

Ed Whelan – Distinguished Senior Fellow and President Emeritus, Ethics and Public Policy Center

Heidi White  – Humanities Teacher, St. Hild School

Greg Wilbur  – Dean and Senior Fellow, New College Franklin

Brian Williams – Dean of Templeton Honors College, Eastern University

Jessica Wilson – Louise Cowan Scholar in Residence, University of Dallas

Lee Wishing  – V.P. of Recruitment, Grove City College

Peter Wood  – President, National Association of Scholars

Adam Wright – President, Dallas Baptist University

Joseph Wysocki  – Dean of the Honors College, Belmont Abbey College

Hamza Yusuf – Co-Founder, Zaytuna College

Andrew Zwerneman – President, Cana Academy