The AJCU Board of Directors is comprised of all 28 presidents of U.S. Jesuit colleges and universities. The Board typically meets twice a year, once in the fall at one of the Jesuit campuses or in Chicago, and again in the winter when the meeting is held in Washington, DC. An Executive Committee guides the work of the board and meets regularly with the AJCU president between the semi-annual meetings of the full Board.
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An alphabetical listing of the AJCU Board of Directors is below. To learn more about each member, click on the president's name, which links to a page consisting of biographical information.

Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J.
President, College of the Holy Cross

J. Christopher Bradberry, Pharm.D.
Interim President, Creighton University

Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D.
President, Saint Peter’s University

Rev. Thomas B. Curran, S.J.
President, Rockhurst University

John J. DeGioia, Ph.D.
President, Georgetown University

Rev. Michael E. Engh, S.J.
President, Santa Clara University

Rev. Paul J. Fitzgerald, S.J.
President, University of San Francisco

Rev. John P. Fitzgibbons, S.J.
President, Regis University

Rev. James Fleming, SJ
President, Wheeling Jesuit University

Rev. Michael J. Garanzini, S.J.
President, Loyola University Chicago

Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D.
President, University of Detroit Mercy

Rev. C. Kevin Gillespie, S.J.
President, Saint Joseph's University

Rev. Michael J. Graham, S.J.
President, Xavier University

John J. Hurley, JD
President, Canisius College

Rev. William P. Leahy, S.J.
President, Boston College

Linda M. LeMura, Ph.D.
President, Le Moyne College

Rev. Brian F. Linnane, S.J.
President, Loyola University Maryland

Michael R. Lovell, Ph.D.
President, Marquette University

Thayne M. McCulloh, Ph.D.
President, Gonzaga University

Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J.
President, Fordham University

Rev. Robert L. Niehoff, S.J.
President, John Carroll University

Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D.
President, Saint Louis University

Christopher P. Puto, Ph.D.
President, Spring Hill College

Rev. Kevin P. Quinn, S.J.
President, University of Scranton

Timothy Law Snyder, Ph.D.
President, Loyola Marymount University

Rev. Stephen V. Sundborg, S.J.
President, Seattle University

Rev. Jeffrey von Arx, S.J.
President, Fairfield University

Rev. Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J., Ph.D.
President, Loyola U. New Orleans

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Federal Relations

AJCU Federal Relations Network is the lobbying arm of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities and comprised of at least one representative from each one of the twenty-eight Jesuit Colleges and Universities. The Network is kept up to date on an on-going basis by the Vice President for Federal Relations on all issues relating to Appropriations, budget, higher education authorization issues and taxes. The Network meets annually in September for a Legislative Conference and also participates in the Annual Committee for Education Funding Legislative Conference and Awards Dinner.
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AJCU Conferences

The 35+ Conferences sponsored by the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) are affinity groups within the AJCU Network. The Conferences provide a forum for the exchange of ideas, information and best practices; support the professional development of their members; and present opportunities for AJCU representatives to discuss opportunities and challenges in Jesuit higher education. Most of the AJCU Conference groups meet in person at least once a year, and many of them communicate regularly through an AJCU listserv.
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International Outreach

The member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) are committed to developing programs and partnerships that advance international education and support initiatives that advance global citizenship.
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