April 27, 2008: Sister Mary Paul McCaughey

She succeeds Dr. Nicholas Wolsonovich, who resigned because of illness.

Sister McCaughey is a graduate of Archdiocese schools. She is currently president and principal of Marian Catholic High School in south suburban Chicago Heights.

We'll find out how she can make tuition more affordable to financially strapped families, why she accepted the job, what her education philosophy is, her thoughts on testing, and what plans she may have for the school system she is about to lead.

Archdiocese schools serve almost 100,000 students in 217 elementary schools and 39 high schools. Those schools employ 7,000 teachers and staff.

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