Fr. Michael C. McFarland, SJ, is a delegate from the Northeast Province for the Society of Jesus’ General Congregation 36. He is treasurer for the Northeast Province. Previously, he was president of the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, from 2000 to 2012. Prior to that he served as the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, where he was also a professor of computer science. He earned a bachelor’s degree in physics at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and a master’s degree and Ph.D. in electrical engineering at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.