A Christian Liberal Arts University, Est. 1846

Todd C. Ream

Professor of Higher Education
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  • assessment of scholarship
  • curricular and co-curricular relations
  • public intellectuals
  • religion and scholarship
  • university presidency
  • whole-person education
Faculty Profile

Major career accomplishments

Prior to joining the higher education and honors guild faculties at Taylor University, Todd served on college and university campuses in residence life, student support services, honors programs, and as a chief student development officer. He contributes to a wide variety of publications including About Campus, Christianity Today, First Things, Gastronomica, Inside Higher Ed, Modern Theology, New Blackfriars, Notre Dame Magazine, The Review of Higher Education, and Teachers College Record. He also currently serves as a senior fellow with the Lumen Research Institute.

Todd is the author of Christian Faith and Scholarship: An Exploration of Contemporary Developments (with Perry L. Glanzer, Jossey-Bass, 2007), Christianity and Moral Identity in Higher Education (with Perry L. Glanzer, Palgrave Macmillan, 2009), A Parent's Guide to the Christian College: Supporting Your Child's Mind and Spirit During the College Years (with Timothy W. Herrmann & C. Skip Trudeau, Abilene Christian University Press, 2011), The Idea of a Christian College: A Reexamination for Today’s University (with Perry L. Glanzer, Cascade Books, 2013), Restoring the Soul of the University: Unifying Christian Higher Education in a Fragmented Age (with Perry L. Glanzer & Nathan Alleman, InterVarsity Press, 2017).

Todd is also the editor of Taking Captive Every Thought: Forty Years of the Christian Scholar's Review (with Don W. King, Perry L. Glanzer, David A. Hoekema, Jerry A. Pattengale, & Todd Steen, Abilene Christian University Press, 2011), Beyond Integration?: Inter/Disciplinary Possibilities for the Future of Christian Higher Education (with Jerry A. Pattengale & David L. Riggs, Abilene Christian University Press, 2012), Ernest L. Boyer: Hope for Today's University (with John M. Braxton, SUNY Press, 2015), and Scholarship Reconsidered: Expanded Edition (with Drew Moser & John M. Braxton, Jossey-Bass, 2015), and The State of the Evangelical Mind (with Jerry Pattengale and Christopher J. Devers, InterVarsity Press, 2018).

Todd is now working on a series of books concerning Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C. (1917-2015). The first book, Hesburgh of Notre Dame: An Introduction to His Life and Work, is complete and being prepared for publication by Catholic University of America Press. Todd is presently working on the second book, Hesburgh of Notre Dame: The Church’s Public Intellectual, for Paulist Press and the third book, Hesburgh of Notre Dame: A Photographic Portrait, for University of Notre Dame Press.