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.