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Rev. Katherine Smanik

Assistant Dean of Students for Spirituality, Service, and Social Justice

Rev. Kate Smanik joined the staff of DePauw University in 2010.  She is a graduate of the College of Wooster (2001, B.A.) and Yale University (2005, M.Div.).  Kate is an active member of the National Association of College and University Chaplains, the Association of College and University Religious Affairs, ACPA and NASPA.  

Kate was awarded the Rev. Max E. Case Award by the Indiana Higher Education Ministries organization in the fall of 2013 in recognition of her work.  

In the fall of 2014, Kate began her doctoral studies at Indiana University School of Education where her research focuses on the role of Chaplaincy in higher education.