Brother Peter Bray, FSC, EdD is the 8th Vice Chancellor of Bethlehem University, the first university established in Palestine and the only Catholic university in the Holy Land.
Brother Peter assumed leadership of Bethlehem University in February 2009 and brings more than 30 years of Catholic education experience as a teacher, consultant, administrator, and expert in leadership and educational systems. Brother Peter complements his practical experience with a doctorate in Leadership Studies from the University of San Diego with a focus on leadership approaches that facilitate change in educational institutions.
Brother Peter has served as the Director and CEO of the Wellington Catholic Education Center in New Zealand, a member of the Wellington Archdiocesan Synod organizing committee and as a member of the Board of Trustees for De La Salle College, Auckland. He was also a member of the Australian Council for Educational Administration and was elected to the Provincial Council of the De La Salle Brothers in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.
Besides his doctoral work, Brother Peter earned a master’s in Educational Administration as well as diplomas in Adult Education and Religious Studies.
In 2012, Bethlehem University was the subject of the Salt + Light documentary “Across the Divide”. To learn more about the documentary, visit saltandlighttv.org/acrossthedivide
This interview took place at the Salt + Light Studios in Toronto, Canada on November 19, 2018.
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