Peg Dispenzieri, PhD

Peg Dispenzieri, PhD (no photo)


School of Education

Academic Credentials

Ph.D. Education: K-12 Learning, Walden University; M.Ed. Education, Indiana Wesleyan University; B.S. Biology, John Carroll University


Dr. Peg Dispenzieri has served in Catholic education for 30+ years, beginning as a middle/high school biology teacher and then principal before accepting her current position as superintendent of Catholic schools for the Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana.
As superintendent, Dr. Dispenzieri works closely with 20 schools across the diocese to support administrators and teachers in their mission of education and faith formation. She has been part of the adjunct faculty at Marymount University since 2008. Dr. Dispenzieri is also a pastoral musician—piano, organ, and guitar—and is blessed to regularly accompany liturgical celebrations at her church and schools.

Teaching Areas

Advanced Curriculum and Instruction for Educational Leadership

Research Interests

Catholic School leadership, Governance structure in Catholic schools, teacher and staff retention




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