Introducing Aquinas Institute of Theology's Vice President of Institutional Advancement

We are pleased to announce that Fr. Patrick Baikauskas, O.P., will join Aquinas Institute on July 1, 2022 as Vice President of Institutional Advancement. As a member of the Executive Team of Aquinas, the VP for Institutional Advancement will serve with the President to oversee the school’s advancement and external relations as especially reflected in our development plan and through strategies for outreach carried out through the Center for Community Engagement and Evangelization.  The VP for Institutional Advancement will serve as the Director of the Center for Community Engagement and Evangelization to ensure its development and expansion, and to maintain the Center’s partnership with the Western Province of the Congregation of the Mission [Vincentians].

Fr. Patrick Baikauskas is a Dominican Friar of the Province of St. Albert the Great, a 2007 graduate of Aquinas Institute, and comes to us after having served as Pastor and Director of Campus Ministry of the St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center at Purdue University between 2010 and 2020.  Currently, he is serving as Visiting Scholar on the campus ministry team of the Catholic Student Center of Washington University in St. Louis.  He also serves as Director of New Priory Press.

Please join in welcoming Fr. Patrick to our Aquinas community!