Santa Clara University

About SCU


  • President Michael Engh, S.J.Michael Engh, S.J.

    Michael Engh, S.J., became president of Santa Clara University in January 2009. Prior to his appointment as SCU president, he served as Dean of the Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. Learn more...

  • William Rewak, S.J.William Rewak, S.J.

    Fr. Rewak, in his role as SCU chancellor, will assist President Michael Engh, S.J. in vital areas, including civic engagement, fundraising, community outreach, and ceremonial events. He will also head a newly established Council of Trustee Emeriti, a board comprising former, honored trustees who will continue to serve and provide counsel to SCU. Learn more...

  • Dennis C. JacobsDennis Jacobs

    Dennis Jacobs is Santa Clara University's provost and vice president for Academic Affairs. As provost, he is the chief academic officer with responsibility for all educational programs and offerings of the University, as well as academic policies, faculty affairs and personnel matters, and student life issues. He provides leadership to the deans, vice provosts, chief information officer, and director of athletics and recreation to ensure that the educational programs and offerings are consistent with the University's vision, mission, and values. Learn more...

  • Jim LyonsJim Lyons
    Vice President for University Relations

    Jim Lyons is the vice president for University Relations. Jim leads the University’s fundraising, government relations, alumni relations, and marketing and communications activities and reports directly to Santa Clara University President Michael E. Engh, S.J. Jim is a member of the President's Cabinet and the University Budget Council and also serves as University liaison to the fundraising and marketing committees of the Board of Trustees, the Board of Regents, and the Board of Fellows. Learn more...

  • Mike Sexton - Vice President for Enrollment ManagementMike Sexton
    Vice President for Enrollment Management

    Mike Sexton is the vice president for Enrollment Management. As vice president, he is responsible for the offices of Undergraduate Admission, University Financial Aid Services, and the Enrollment Services Center (OneStop). These offices are charged with identifying, recruiting, enrolling, and providing services to 5000+ undergraduates, as well as administering aid programs for all graduate programs. Mike is also a member of the President’s Cabinet and the University Budget Council. Learn more...

  • Michael HinderyMichael Hindery
    Vice President for Finance and Administration

    Appointed in July, 2014, Michael Hindery is vice president for finance and Administration at Santa Clara University, reporting directly to the president. He is the senior officer responsible for providing financial and administrative leadership to support the core activities of the University. As vice president, he oversees financial management, administrative services, construction and facilities maintenance, campus safety, and internal audit. The vice president also serves as University liaison to the Investment, Finance, and Master Planning committees of the Board of Trustees; the Board of Regents; investment managers; contractors; and the community. He will play a key role in the University’s upcoming capital campaign, construction projects and the implementation of the overall strategic plan. Learn more...

  • General Counsel John OttoboniJohn Ottoboni
    General Counsel

    John Ottoboni was appointed as Santa Clara University’s first in-house General Counsel in January 2007. Reporting to the President, John provides legal counsel, guidance and policy analysis to the University, its President and Board of Trustees, senior administrative and academic officers, and other constituent units. John serves as the University’s chief legal officer. In addition to providing legal advice and counsel on a broad range of issues, the Office of the General Counsel is also responsible for engaging the services of outside law firms for specialized legal needs. Learn more...

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