“Our future growth and development as an institution is dependent on living in congruence with our own stated values.” 

President Tom Wolfe


Rev. Dr. Thomas V. Wolfe

The Rev. Dr. Thomas V. Wolfe serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Iliff School of Theology, an appointment that he began on August 1, 2013. Learn more about the President here.

Our president has been instrumental in the creation and implementation of our Strategic Plan. This plan pushes us to fulfill our mission and vision, while it also keeps us close to our Core Values.

As of 2018-19, the President has identified four key prorities for the institution – Four Priorities.


Iliff educates and develops leaders with courageous theological imaginations and, reflecting its United Methodist heritage and relationships, is committed to social justice, inclusiveness, and religious diversity.


We transform the world by creating new and renewed local and global communities of inclusive justice by generating critical scholarship and engaging what is sacred.

Core Values

Learn more about the values that define us as an inclusive and caring community. Watch our colleagues and students speak about our values.

50 in 5 Initiative

Read the President’s letter announcing the initiative.

Office Contacts

Tom Wolfe, Ph.D., President, 303-765-3102

Alisha Eno, Executive Assistant to the President, 303-765-3102, aeno@iliff.edu

President’s Cabinet

Boyung Lee, Ph.D., Academic Vice President/Dean of the Faculty

Caran Ware Joseph, J.D., Chief Operating Officer

Catherine Kelsey, Th.D., Dean of the Iliff Chapel & Spiritual Formation

Kelsey Cochrane, Interim Vice President of Institutional Advancement and Enrollment

Jason Warr, Vice President of Business/Controller

Michael Hemenway, Ph.D., Chief Information Officer

Soon Beng Yeap, Ph.D., Chief Advocacy & Communications Officer

Theodore M. Vial Jr. Ph.D., Associate Dean of Curriculum and Institutional Assessment


Board of Trustees

Chairperson: Tim Pfeifer

Learn more about our Board of Trustees.



See what Iliff People are Doing

Learn About our Core Values