Meet the President
Kevin O’Brien, S.J., is an accomplished theologian, writer, and educator. Before joining the Jesuit School of Theology as dean in 2016, he spent eight years at Georgetown University, serving in a number of leadership roles.
Watch the Announcement
Kevin O’Brien, S.J., was announced 29th President on March 19th, 2019 at an event hosted in the Locatelli Student Activity Center, named after SCU’s 27th president.
In the Media
The announcement event was covered by a host of local and national media outlets including , , and
Inauguration Day is October 2019. Stay tuned for more inauguration details and other opportunities to meet Kevin O’Brien, S.J.
About the Search
The year-long search for Santa Clara University’s new leader was led by a Search Committee composed of faculty, staff, and members of the Board of Trustees.