Fr. Brian G. Paulson, SJ, provincial of the Chicago-Detroit Province, is a delegate from his province for the Society of Jesus' General Congregation 36. Before his current position, he was president of Saint Ignatius College Prep in Chicago for 11 years and then served as rector of the Loyola University Chicago Jesuit Community. He also served as vocations director for the Chicago Province from 1993 to 1998. Fr. Paulson earned a bachelor’s degree in international economics from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Washington, D.C., before joining the Jesuits in 1981, and he later earned a master’s degree in education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in Cambridge, Massachusetts.