UA History


Explore the history of the Ursuline Sisters in Springfield, Illinois and Ursuline Academy

With our thanks, the following sources were used in compilation of this history: History of the Ursulines of the Central Province compiled by Sr. Sue Ann Cole OSU;Ursuline Academy 150th Anniversary Program book by SALJEAN (Jeannie Mitchell, class of 1974).  The program book credits Sr. Joan Bretz, OSU, of the Ursuline Sisters of the Central Province; Sr. Susan Karina Dickey, OP, Ph.D., Director of Archives and Diocesan History of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois and Ed Wojcicki for compiling the information.