Gretchen Kane

Gretchen Kane is a highly accomplished educator and administrator who joined Ursuline Academy of Dallas as President in the summer of 2012. From 2004 to 2012, she served as President of Ursuline Academy in New Orleans, founded in 1727 and the oldest continuously operating school for young women in the U.S. There she led the rebuilding of the school against overwhelming circumstances following the catastrophic damage of Hurricane Katrina in August 2005.

Gretchen Kane’s career also includes positions as Associate Vice President of the Jesuit Secondary Education Association in Washington, D.C. (2001-2004) and Academic Assistant Principal of Jesuit High School in New Orleans (1993-2001). She has extensive teaching experience in mathematics at both the secondary school and college levels.

A Louisiana native, she is a graduate of the University of New Orleans where she earned a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and a B.S. in Mathematics.