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Xavier Welcomes New Faculty and Staff

This academic year, Xavier welcomes a host of new faculty and staff members to its storied hallways. The diverse group brings a wide array of knowledge and experiences to the school that is sure to benefit students for years to come.

Megan Fraker holds a B.A. in English Language from St. Lawrence University. She joins the College Counseling Department as the director of college counseling.

Steve George holds a B.A. in Philosophy from St. John’s University in Queens. He is currently in pursuit of an M.A. in Theological Studies from St. Joseph’s Seminary and joins the Religion Department.

Former Headmaster Michael LiVigni P'21 returns to 16th Street after a year-long sabbatical. He holds a B.A. and an M.A. in History from the University at Buffalo as well as an M.S.Ed. from Fordham University. He joins the History Department.

Kathryn McCann holds a B.A. in Public and Community Service and Political Science from Providence College and an M.A. in International Political Economy and Development from Fordham University. She is currently in pursuit of a Ph.D. in Educational Administration and Supervision from Fordham University. She joins Campus Ministry as the Director of Ignatian Service Programs, as well as the Religion Department.

Thomas Nugent, Esq. ’09 also returns to 16th Street. He holds a B.A. in Communication and English from SUNY Geneseo and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law. He joins the Office of Advancement as the director of annual giving.

Mike Pender holds a B.A. in Psychology from Marist College. He joins the Business Office as Vice President for Finance.

Ronald Robinson holds a B.M. in Instrumental Performance and an M.A. in Instrumental Conducting from Webster University. He joins the Fine Arts Department as the director of music.

Alexander Simeone holds a B.A. in Communication and Media Studies and is in pursuit of an MST in Adolescent Social Studies. He joins the Dean of Students Office as an assistant dean of students.

Dr. Natalie Williams holds a B.A. in Religion from Berry College, an MST in Theological Studies from Vanderbilt University, and a Ph.D. in Philosophy, Religion, and Society from Drew University. She joins the Religion Department.

Aleksander Zywicki holds a B.A. in English Language and Literature from the University of Scranton, an M.A. in Secondary Education and Teaching from St. Peter’s University, and an MFA in Poetry from The New School. He joins the English Department.