Diane Dardón graduated from the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago with a Masters of Divinity Degree, is an ordained minister in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Ministry Degree in Ecumenical studies. She has served as parish pastor in two congregations in Iowa and has spent many years working in ministry within an academic setting. Diane came to DePaul in 2011 from Northern Illinois University where she served as campus pastor. Prior to that she worked in campus ministry at the University of Northern Iowa. In addition to her work within the academic realm, Diane is very involved in community service and global mission work.