2019 Table Talk Conversationalist – Dr. Julie Sullivan
President, University of St. Thomas
Dr. Julie H. Sullivan is 15th president – and first layperson and woman to serve as president – of the University of St. Thomas.
Sullivan is passionate about learning and scholarship grounded in the needs of an ever-changing world. She is a champion for social innovation and has been a leader in the Ashoka Changemaker movement. She also is known for her commitments to globalization and intercultural understanding.
Sullivan currently is a board member of TCF Financial Corp., Catholic Charities, Loyola University Chicago, Greater Twin Cities United Way and Greater MSP. She also is a member of the Minnesota Business Partnership, the National Association of Corporate Directors and Minnesota Women’s Economic Roundtable.
A native of Florida, Sullivan has three degrees from the University of Florida, including a Ph.D. in business.