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Recruitment and Admission Staff

Angela Paviglianiti
Director of Admissions

Phone: 773.371.5445

Angela Paviglianiti, a Detroit native, came to Chicago to enroll in CTU’s Master of Divinity program and has lived in the Hyde Park neighborhood ever since. She feels blessed that the fruits of her CTU education have come in handy in a variety of ways. 

Outside the office, she serves as a member of her parish’s Lay Vocation Development team and as a volunteer with the Ignatian Spirituality Project, which offers retreats to homeless persons in recovery. Inside CTU, she assists applicants throughout the admissions process as they navigate the path toward enrollment.  

Angela will happily address any questions or concerns you may have along the way—and will do so in a timely manner. As you prepare to begin your studies, and even once they are under way, she will continue to serve as a resource and advocate as you acclimate to the CTU community. In your experience with our team, it is her hope that you feel met, heard, and affirmed in your discernment to pursue ministerial and theological studies. She looks forward to hearing your story.

In her role as Director of Admissions Angela oversees the admissions process at CTU and supports students as they apply to degree, certificate, or continuing education programs. Questions regarding the admissions and enrollment process (e.g., letters of recommendations, transcripts, admit decisions, etc.) are covered by her office. Angela also oversees the student loan (government grants and loans) process at CTU and can answer questions about these options. If you’d like to set-up an appointment with Angela, or need assistance with the CTU application or student loans, click here

Valerie Holloway
Recruitment & Admissions
Administrative Assistant

Phone: 773.371.5451

Valerie D. Holloway is a native of Chicago, born and raised in the Hyde Park/Kenwood neighborhood. She is a graduate of Columbia College, where she earned a BA in Communication. Following graduation, Valerie moved to Los Angeles, in search of a career in the entertainment industry. She landed her first job at UCLA and at the same time did an internship for the Mark Goodson Company and The Family Food Show. As a UCLA employee in the student accounting department, Valerie decided to enroll in UCLA’s Professional Producing TV/Film certificate program. Shortly after graduating from the program, Valerie landed a job at Warner Bros Studios, where she was part of the TV Music department. 

After years in Los Angeles and away from her family, Valerie returned to Chicago and worked as an independent Associate producer for the City of Chicago. Valerie then began working in the booming Chicago movie industry on independent films such as Of Boys and Men as a Production Office Manager. She worked as a Production Assistant on television projects like ER, Leverage, Home Made Simple along with narrative film, Wanted and several other productions. Valerie continued to work on other film projects as an assistant production coordinator. Through all of those great and wonderful opportunities Valerie is now proud to say that she is a part of the Enrollment Management team at The Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. There she serves as a member of the faith community, fostering learning and connecting women and men, religious, lay and ordained from around the world. Throughout Valerie’s career she has used her gift of intuitiveness to help and serve something bigger than herself.

Valerie serves in the role of support staff for the Enrollment Management Department at CTU.  She, too, is able to assist prospective students, applicants, admitted and enrolled students with any questions they may have about CTU, the application process, enrolling in classes, or how to best connect to CTU resources.  If you have questions for Valerie click here.