Sister Rita Fanning, CSFN, '89
Sister Rita Fanning, CSFN, '89Vice President for Mission and Diversity
- MS, Counseling Psychology and Human Services, Chestnut Hill College
- BA, Elementary Education, Holy Family University
As a Sister of the Holy Family of Nazareth, Sister Rita Fanning, CSFN, '89 has been an elementary school teacher in both the Baltimore and Philadelphia Archdioceses, a high school guidance counselor, and principal of our sponsored private college preparatory school for girls in Philadelphia.
In addition, she has dedicated her work to the social services, field ministering as house mother and counselor, and as the executive director of residential programs and alternative schools sponsored by the Sisters on both the Eastern and Western sides of Pennsylvania. Sister served as a member of the Provincial Council for Holy Family Province in Des Plaines, Illinois. Most recently, she served as the business manager for the Nazareth Retreat Center in Grand Prairie, TX.
Sister’s educational background includes a BA in Elementary Education from Holy Family University and an MS in Counseling Psychology and Human Services from Chestnut Hill College.