The Scholars Program



The Scholars Program invites inquiries about coursework, academic requirements, and admissions procedures from both current and prospective students. The Program Director or the Program Assistant can typically be reached between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm when semester classes are in session.

Dr. Beth Ransdell Vinkler
Director, Scholars Program

Kristien Nestoras
Scholars Program Assistant

Kindlon Hall 158
Benedictine University
5700 College Road
Lisle, IL 60532

phone | 630-829-6250
fax | 630-829-6251
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University Admissions

Benedictine University Enrollment Center
Lownik Hall 103
5700 College Road
Lisle, IL 60532
phone | 630-829-6300
fax | 630-829-6301

An intensive immersion in the liberal arts tradition designed for academically gifted students, with a special emphasis on the exploration of diverse issues in literature, philosophy, world history, and more.