New academic dean joins Newman Theological College students on faith journey
Dr. Ryan Topping, a prominent author and public intellectual, is taking the reins as academic dean of Newman Theological College. His arrival back home in Canada is a time of great transition – but also happens amid some creature comforts.
“We are mostly out of our boxes,” Topping said of his move back to Canada with his wife and eight children. “We are so happy to be back amidst polite drivers, year-round ice hockey and Mennonite farmers’ sausage – three things we did not have when we lived in the U.S.!”
The Oxford-educated Topping, who taught most recently at St. Thomas More