Santa Clara’s top administrators lead by example.
University leadership is comprised of the Board of Trustees, Chancellor, and the President's Cabinet. The Cabinet serves as an advisory board to the President on matters of strategic importance and on issues as requested by the President.
Michael E. Engh, S.J., is Santa Clara University's 28th president. He serves as the chief executive officer with overall responsibility for its operational affairs. Since arriving at Santa Clara, Fr. Engh has led the University in defining the a vision and setting the course for the future with a bold new plan, Santa Clara 2020.
Former SCU president William J. Rewak, S.J., served as chancellor and assisted President Michael Engh, S.J., in vital areas such as civic engagement, fundraising, community outreach, and ceremonial events.
Vice President for University Relations
Jim Lyons leads the University’s fundraising, government relations, alumni relations, and marketing and communications activities.
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Mike Sexton has overall responsibility for Undergraduate Admission, University Financial Aid Services, and the Enrollment Services Center (OneStop).