Introducing Iliff School of Theology’s 2024 Commencement Speaker & Honorary Degree Recipient


Executive Director of Hispanic Theological Initiative

Join us on May 31, 2024 at St. Andrew United Methodist Church in Highlands Ranch, CO, as Rev. Joanne Rodríguez delivers remarks to the graduating class of 2024 and receives an honorary degree!

Rev. Joanne Rodríguez is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church USA, since 2011. From 1999, she has worked collaboratively with students, faculty, deans, directors of non-profit educational programs, and presidents to ensure that HTI doctoral students complete their doctoral studies and become leaders that make an impact in theological and religious education as well as in the larger landscape of education. Rev. Rodríguez received her Th.M. (2002) and M.Div. (1999) from Princeton Theological Seminary, and her B.A. (1986) from Pace University.  She is a teaching elder at the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Trenton, New Jersey.

Read more about our 2024 Commencement Speaker and the work she does here.