Edward J. Peck, Ph.D. is the Vice President for University Mission and Identity at John Carroll University.  Prior to assuming this role, Peck served as the founding Executive Director of the Ignatian Colleagues Program, housed at John Carroll, for the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (2008-2014).   From 2002-2008, Peck served as Associate Dean of the Graduate School at John Carroll University and taught Ethics in the MBA and Nonprofit Administration programs and in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies. In addition to his involvement in local, regional, and national Jesuit mission and identity work, Peck is trained as a spiritual director.  He holds masters degrees in Divinity and Systematic Theology from St. Johns Seminary, a Ph.D. in Christian Ethics from Loyola University Chicago, and a certificate in Ignatian Spiritual Direction from the Ignatian Spirituality Institute at John Carroll University.