A Christian Liberal Arts University, Est. 1846

Todd C. Ream

Professor of Higher Education
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Ph.D., Penn State University, 2001
M.Div., Duke University, 1996
B.A., Baylor University, 1993
  • 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 several books, including Christian Faith and Scholarship: An Exploration of Contemporary Developments (with Perry L. Glanzer, Jossey-Bass, 2007). He 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 presently working on a series of books concerning Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C. (1917-2015). Two of those titles include Hesburgh of Notre Dame: The Church’s Public Intellectual (for Paulist Press) and Hesburgh of Notre Dame: A Photographic Portrait (for University of Notre Dame Press).

    Restoring the Soul of the University: Uniting Christian Higher Education in a Fragmented Age
    Authors: Perry L. Glanzer, Nathan F. Alleman
    Publisher: InterVarsity Press, 2017
    Christianity and Moral Identity in Higher Education
    Authors: Perry L. Glanzer
    Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
    The Idea of a Christian College: A Reexamination for Today’s University
    Authors: Perry L. Glanzer
    Publisher: Cascade Books, 2013
    A Parent's Guide to the Christian College: Supporting Your Child's Mind and Spirit During the College Years
    Authors: Timothy W. Herrmann & C. Skip Trudeau
    Publisher: Abilene Christian University Press, 2011