Saint John's is richly blessed with accomplished and forward-looking professors dedicated to the intellectual, spiritual and social development of young men.

Academic Centers

Center for Global Education
Advance the international character of our campuses and foster the global perspectives and competencies that are ever more critical in our interconnected world.

Donald McNeely Center for Entrepreneurship
Create the next generation of entrepreneurs through courses, mentorship and undergraduate business launches.

Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith learning
Promote interfaith learning, friendship, and service among people of variety of religions.

Center for the Environment
Foster a culture of sustainability, rooted in Benedictine tradition, that can meet the environmental, social and economic challenges of the 21st century.

Chairs and Professorships

Cyprian Weaver Chair in Biomedical Sciences
Attract and retain distinguished academic leadership in biomedical sciences through this chair honoring Cyprian Weaver '71, OSB.

Tom Murray Chair in Accounting
Attract and retain distinguished academic leadership in the field of accounting through this chair honoring Professor Emeritus Tom Murray.

Chair in Global Business Leadership
Attract and retain distinguished academic leadership in global business and management.

Student Development

Campus Ministry
Nourish students' spirituality and deepen their understanding and appreciation of Benedictine values and tradition in a faith-friendly environment for all students.

Career Services
Strengthen and expand opportunities for professional and career development through career events, internships, volunteer opportunities and networking.

FR (Faculty Resident) Program
Deepen the Benedictine character of residential life through the FR program.

Faculty Support

Faculty Development
Support faculty research and other faculty development opportunities that deepen and broaden teaching skills and scholarship.

Faculty Awards
Recognize and honor outstanding faculty.

Bill O’Connell '70

Bill O’Connell '70

Bill O’Connell, and his wife, Jeanie, made a substantial will provision to help establish the Thomas J. Murray Chair in Accounting. “I wanted to honor his pioneering effort,” says O’Connell. “And give back to the university that has given so much to me.”
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John Young '83
Associate Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Saint John's University
(320) 363-3098