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Father Stephen V. Sundborg, S.J.
Father Stephen Sundborg became president of Seattle University in July 1997. He leads a comprehensive, independent university of more than 7,500 undergraduate and graduate students and 1,000 faculty and staff members.
Since becoming president, Father Sundborg's key objectives have been to encourage student-centered education, enhance academic excellence, and develop resources to support a growing student population. During his tenure, Seattle University has built a new law school, a student center, and student residences, and is in the process of constructing a new library and learning commons. Father Sundborg is strongly committed to promoting social justice, a core value of the Jesuit Catholic education. He actively supports programs that encourage students, faculty, and staff to make a difference, whether in the local community or developing countries. As President, Father Sundborg has bestowed honorary degrees on such social justice leaders as Nelson Mandela, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and Corazon Aquino.
Father Sundborg grew up in the Territory of Alaska. He entered the Jesuits in 1961 and was ordained a priest in Seattle in 1974. He completed his doctoral studies in spirituality at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome in 1982. He taught theology at Seattle University from 1982-1990, was appointed Rector of the Seattle University Jesuit community in 1986, and served as Provincial of the Northwest Jesuits from 1990 to 1996. Father Sundborg is the twenty-first president to lead Seattle University since it was founded in 1891.
Executive Assistant: Kathy Ybarra, (206) 296-2810, email@example.com
Executive Secretary: Liz Pilati, (206) 296-2021, firstname.lastname@example.org
Timothy P. Leary
Executive Vice President
Dr. Timothy Leary was appointed executive vice president for Seattle University in June 2009. Prior to that, he served as senior vice president for four years.
As executive vice president, Dr. Leary oversees the divisions of finance and business affairs, student development, university advancement, university planning, mission and ministry and university counsel. He is also responsible for the departments of human resources, athletics and marketing communications.
Prior to coming to Seattle University as vice president for Student Development in 2002, Dr. Leary spent 22 years in student development and student affairs at higher education institutions throughout the country. Majority of the years were spent in Catholic higher education and Jesuit institutions.
Dr. Leary earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Vermont, a master's degree in college student personnel from Colorado State University, and a Ph.D. in higher education policy, planning and administration from the University of Maryland College Park.
Dr. Leary is active at the regional and national level, consulting and presenting on a wide variety of topics including student leadership, campus diversity, organizational change, value-centered education, and service learning. Dr. Leary also serves as an adjunct faculty member in the College of Education at Seattle University.
Administrative Coordinator: Anne Moran, (206) 296-6160, email@example.com
Dr. Crawford has worked in higher education for 20 years. He was appointed Provost of Seattle University in July 2008. Prior to his post at Seattle University, he was a tenured Professor of Psychology at Loyola University Chicago and taught broadly in his field and served in several key leadership positions including Chairperson of the Department of Psychology (1987-2002) and Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences (2003-2008). Dr. Crawford received his B.A. in Psychology from St. Louis University and completed his doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from DePaul University. He serves on the Board Directors of the American Conference of Academic Deans and is the former President of the Board of Directors of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago and the Clinical Psychologists Licensing & Disciplinary Board of the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation. He is a well published scholar in the areas of human sexuality and health promotion and his work has been nationally recognized with several awards, including two from the American Psychological Association.
Administrative Coordinator: Felicity Teruya, (206) 296-2595, firstname.lastname@example.org