Saint Xavier University Chicago Campus

Governance and Administration



Laurie M. Joyner, Ph.D.
Room A-305
Warde Academic Center

The president is responsible for all operations of the University. The president provides the vision and leadership for the institution and reports to the Board of Trustees.


James M. MacLaren, Ph.D.
Room A-219
Ward Academic Center

The provost administers all academic programs and services offered by the University's schools and college, and the Center for Instructional Design and Academic Technology (CIDAT).

Senior Leadership Team

The members of the Senior Leadership Team include the president and the vice presidents. The Senior Leadership Team helps to shape and evaluate University policies and procedures, to ensure University operations and to guarantee that the well-being and concerns of all members of the University community are effectively served.

Vice President for Finance and Administration/CFO

Daniel P. Klotzbach, MBA
Room A-106B
Warde Academic Center

Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Anthony Campbell, Ph.D.
Room L-208
Warde Academic Center

Associate Vice President for University Advancement

John R. Bass, M.S.
O'Grady Center

Associate Vice President for Marketing and Communications

Deb Rapacz, M.S.
Room 203
O'Grady Center

Deans Council

The Deans Council functions as the planning and advisory team to the provost. The council meets regularly to discuss, review and act on matters pertaining to students, faculty, programs and other items of importance to the integrity of academic offerings at Saint Xavier University. Membership includes:

The University also sponsors enrichment opportunities, including international education, religion and public discourse, campus program development and several on-campus clinics. Through these collective academic offerings, Saint Xavier University strives to provide its learning community with a solid foundation in liberal arts and professional education, establishing well-rounded members of society.