Matt Vereecke, Ed.D.

Matt Vereecke: Adjunct Professor of Catholic School Leadership

Professional Experience & Education

Matthew Vereecke, Ed.D. is the current Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Diocese of Dallas, a growing school system with approximately 15,000 students across nearly 40 different schools. As Superintendent, he is responsible for the spiritual and academic formation of students within the diocese, and works hard to ensure that every student has the ability to access both college and heaven. Under the direction of Bishop Burns, Dr. Vereecke and his staff have developed new sustainability pilots, connected with national organizations and have elevated the Diocese of Dallas to be a major player in the national conversation on Catholic Schools.

Dr. Vereecke graduated from the University of Notre Dame and received his Master of Education from the same.  He earned his doctorate at the University of Oklahoma. In his experience within education, he has served as a teacher, principal and president of various schools, but is most passionate about his current work in Dallas.

News

Prestigious Physics Fellowship Supports Alumna's Research

In a mountain range in Italy, Sophia Andaloro, BS '19, investigates dark matter. One of the 2019 Cardinal Spellman recipients at UD, Andaloro received both the 2020 NSF Graduate Fellowship and the Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE NNSA SSGF) this past year, her first year in graduate school at Rice University. She is one of five graduate students who will join the NNSA program this fall.

+ Read More

How Do You Build the Perfect Sandcastle?

According to a team of University of Dallas juniors, there's an optimal water-to-sand ratio, roughly 6%, along with a borrowed methodology that's endured the test of time dating back to the relics of the Old Kingdom. The students' research, titled "The Best Sandcastles Are Egyptian: Pyramids Reign Supreme," was awarded a Meritorious designation in the International Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) -- a first in university history.

+ Read More

Alumnus Named Among 2020 Most Influential Black Executives in Corporate America

Savoy, the leading African American business and lifestyle magazine, recently dubbed University of Dallas alumnus and Gupta College of Business Hall of Fame recipient Irvin Ashford Jr., MBA '00, among its 2020 list of elite Black executives. The listing garnered Ashford industry recognition along with the likes of Robert Smith, billionaire founder of Vista Equity Partners, out of more than 500 prospective candidates.

+ Read More