Jesuit Appointed Vice President for Mission at Gonzaga University


Jesuit Father Frank Case has been named to the position of vice president for mission at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA, and will start at this position on June 8. The position was previously held by the interim vice president Jesuit Father Steve Hess.

Case, a former provincial of Oregon, served in Rome as Regional Assistant for the United States at the Jesuit Curia Rome (1990-2005), and as the General Secretary of the Society of Jesus (2005-2008). Since 2008, he has served as the Jesuit Assistant for the Business and Law Schools at Seattle University.

The Vice President for Mission serves as the President’s chief adviser on matters related to Jesuit and Catholic institutional identity. A primary responsibility of the VP for Mission is to ensure that the faculty and staff of the University have opportunities to learn about and deepen their understanding of the institution’s educational mission and their part in fulfilling it, as guided by its Mission Statement and the University’s Strategic Plan, and as reflected in the documents and decrees of the Society of Jesus and the Catholic Church.

To read the full announcement about Case’s appointment, please click here.

2 Responses to “Jesuit Appointed Vice President for Mission at Gonzaga University”

  • John Lounibos:


    Best wishes for your new assignment at GU. I still live in Blauvelt, NY and stay involved in this and that for church
    and society.

    JohnLounibos (CA 54-71)

  • Congratulations on your new assignment.
    Hope there will be some time for golf. I know a lot of guys who need leadership and prayers.