Dr. Mary Hilgendorf
Dr. Mary Hilgendorf is a Professor of Education at Concordia University Wisconsin. Formerly the director of the Women’s Leadership Institute, she now serves as an Ambassador. Mary gives numerous presentations to Christian women’s groups throughout the country to encourage and equip women for Christian leadership. Her presentations are lively, personal, thought-provoking, and motivational with a sound Biblical message and foundation.
Mary currently teaches in the School of Education at Concordia University Wisconsin. Before coming to Concordia in 1992, Mary taught in Lutheran schools in Arkansas, Florida, and Wisconsin. She is married to Duane Hilgendorf, Vice President of Advancement at Concordia, and they have one son and daughter-in-law, and one daughter and son-in-law, and two grandsons.
Mary holds Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Education from Concordia University in Seward, Nebraska, and she received a Ph.D. in Educational Foundations from Marquette University.