Q&A with Dr. David Livingston

. March 3, 2015.
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Dr. David Livingston has been president of Lourdes University since July 2013. He’s from the Chicago suburb of Dundee, and holds a B.A. in Chemistry from Augustana College, an M.A. in Theology from Loyola University and a Ph.D. in Theology from Vanderbilt University. Under his leadership, Lourdes University has seen continued improvement in both academics and community outreach initiatives.

My first job:  

I worked scooping ice cream at an old-fashioned ice cream parlor in my hometown of Dundee, Illinois.

Best advice I’ve ever received:  

Focus on these three things and you will be fine: Presence, balance, and humility.

 Favorite book:  

To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee

 I’m most proud of:  

Our children, Matt and Sara.  They are great people and give me hope.

 Favorite destination:  

Machu Picchu, Peru

 Fondest memory:  

Traveling to Ireland with our extended family.

 Biggest challenge:  

Staying balanced while being pulled in many directions.

 My inspiration comes from:  

A wise Jesuit priest who married us, and who continues to mentor me.

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