Domers at the helm


Author: Ed Cohen

During the weekend of last season’s home football game against Boston College, Father Malloy hosted a reception for 17 Notre Dame alumni who are presidents of other colleges and universities. A total of 28 Domers currently head institutions of higher learning. Here they are in order of the year they were appointed:

Peter Sampo ‘60, ’68Ph.D., Thomas More College (Merrimack, N.H.), appointed 1978

Warren Baker ’60, ’62M.S., California Polytechnic State University (San Luis Obispo), 1979

Father Edward A. Malloy, CSC, ’63, ’67M.A., ’69M.A., Notre Dame, 1987

John Dempsey ’67, Sandhills Community College (Pinehurst, N.C.), 1989

Eugene Trani ’61, Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond), 1990

Joseph McGowan ’66, ’68M.A., Bellarmine University (Louisville, Ky.), 1990

William Medland ’66, Viterbo University (LaCrosse, Wis.), 1991

Thomas Dillon ’72, ’77Ph.D., Thomas Aquinas College (Santa Paula, Calif.), 1991

Arthur Lendo ’68, Peirce College (Philadelphia), 1991

Glen Gabert ’68, Hudson County (N.J.) Community College, 1992

Donald Wharton ’65, Plymouth (N.H.) State University, 1993

Stephen Weber ’69, San Diego State University, 1996

James Creagan ’62, John Cabot University (Rome), 1999

Brother Michael McGinniss, FSC, ’78M.Th., ’81Ph.D., LaSalle University, (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1999

Father Thomas O’Hara, CSC, ‘77, King’s College (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.), 1999

Thomas Gordon ‘63, Avila University (Kansas City, Mo.), 2000

Lisa Porsche-Burke ’81M.A, ’83Ph.D., Phillips Graduate Institute (Encino, Calif.), 2000

Charles Dougherty ’73M.A., ’75Ph.D., Duquesne University (Pittsburgh), 2001

Judson Shaver ’79M.A., ’84Ph.D., Marymount Manhattan College, 2001

Thomas Burish ’72, Washington and Lee University (Lexington, Va.), 2002

John Cavanaugh ’77M.A., ’78Ph.D., University of West Florida, 2002

Father E. William Beauchamp, CSC, ’75J.D., ’81M.Div., University of Portland, 2003

Robert Helmer ’82, Lourdes College (Sylvania, Ohio), 2003

Phillip Glotzbach ’72, Skidmore College (Saratoga Springs, New York), 2003

Steven Cramer ’85, Bethel College (Mishawaka, Ind.), 2004

Thomas Chema ’68, ’71J.D., Hiram College (Hiram, Ohio), 2004

Carol Ann Mooney ’77J.D., Saint Mary’s College (South Bend, In.), 2004

Kevin P. Reilly ’71, University of Wisconsin System, 2004

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