Kevin Gillespie (academic)
C. Kevin Gillespie S.J. was the 27th president of Saint Joseph's University, from July 1, 2012 to 2015. He replaced former president Timothy R. Lannon. Gillespie graduated from St. Joe's in 1972 and is native to the Philadelphia area.
C. Kevin Gillespie
|President of St. Joseph's Univserity|
|Preceded by||John Smithson|
|Succeeded by||Mark Reed|
|Born||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
|Alma mater||Saint Joseph's University|
Jesuit School of Theology Berkeley
Early life and education
Gillespie received a bachelor's degree in psychology from St. Joseph's University as well as a master's degree in psychology from Duquesne University. He also received a master's degree in divinity from the Jesuit School of Theology Berkeley along with a Ph.D. in pastoral psychology from Boston University.
Gillespie worked at Loyola University Chicago as the associate provost in the University Centers of Excellence. Gillespie is the first alum to serve as university president in over a century.
- "Saint Joseph's University Names Gillespie Its 27th President". Saint Joseph's University. 2011-11-10. Archived from the original on 2012-03-22. Retrieved 2012-02-28.
- Loyola University Chicago, (Staff Page) http://webapps.luc.edu/gpem/landingpages/index.cfm?jxnumber=jx150c
- "St. Joe's picks Loyola-Chicago official as president - Philly.com". Articles.philly.com. 2011-11-10. Retrieved 2014-05-07.