Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota seeks to be a national leader in character and virtue education.  This vision is primarily achieved through transformative teaching and learning.  Research and scholarship is intended to enhance teaching and learning.

The faculty learning communities reveal the value of examining character, virtue, and ethics at the intersection of various academic disciplines. Faculty members who are interested in research and scholarship in this area are encouraged to contact

Occasionally, there is an opportunity for graduate student assistants to support research and scholarship.  If interested, please email a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to