In an effort to keep up with the ever growing student body, yet maintain its12:1 student to faculty ratio, Christendom College recently announced that two new professors will be joining its faculty when it begins its twenty-fifth academic year on August 28, 2001.
Steven C. Snyder, Ph.D., will be a welcome addition to Christendom’s renowned Philosophy department, serving the college as Associate Professor of Philosophy. Since 1995, Snyder as been an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, Ohio. Prior to his employment at the Josephinum, Snyder taught Philosophy at St. Thomas More College (Saskatchewan, Canada), Cardinal Muench Seminary (Fargo, ND), Moorhead State University (Moorhead, MN) and the University of South Carolina (Columbia, SC).
After receiving his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Cornell College in Mt. Vernon, Iowa, in 1977, Snyder earned his Master of Arts from the University of Toronto’s Centre for Medieval Studies in 1978 and his Ph.D. in 1984. His doctoral dissertation was Albert the Great’s Analysis of Time in its Historical and Doctrinal Setting.
Joining the English Language Department is Thomas W. Stanford, III. He will be serving the Christendom students as Assistant Professor of English. Stanford received from The University of Dallas (UD) a Bachelor of Arts in English 1991, as well as a Master of Arts in Humanities in 1994. After attending UD, Stanford traveled north to begin his studies at The Catholic University of America (CUA) where he earned a Master of Arts in English in 1996. Presently, he has completed all of his doctoral requirements and is working on his doctoral dissertation at CUA.
Since 1996, Stanford has taught English classes at CUA, while at the same time, has been involved in a number of writing and editing projects, including The James Dickey Newsletter and Southbound: Interviews with Southern Poets.
Professor Stanford and his wife, Mary, recently had their first child, while Dr. Snyder and his wife, Angela, are the proud parents of nine children.