Dean, Leavey School of Business
Ed Grier, a veteran global operations executive and business school leader, is the dean of Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business. He previously served as dean of the School of Business at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Executive Director, Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
Don Heider is the John Courtney Murray, S.J. University Professor of Social Ethics as well as professor of communication. Previously he was associate provost and dean of the School of Communication at Loyola University in Chicago.
Executive Director, Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship
A 1983 Santa Clara University alumna, Brigit Helms is a veteran leader in global development, financial and economic inclusion, economic policy, and social entrepreneurship.
Dean, School of Law
Michael J. Kaufman is the dean of Santa Clara University's School of Law. Prior to joining SCU, he served as dean of Loyola University Chicago School of Law and as associate dean for academic affairs.
Dean, Jesuit School of Theology
Ordained to the priesthood in 1993, Dean Mueller has worked in Jesuit educational institutions at every level, from serving in elementary schools to teaching graduate students, in North America, Europe, and Africa. As dean of JST, he is excited to form the next generation of lay and ordained ministers and to address the changing needs of the global Church.
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Versed in bringing together scholars from disparate disciplines, Daniel Press creates innovative interdisciplinary collaborations among the faculty. His experience in both leading and serving positions him to expand upon the vision of the College and to engage faculty and staff in achieving its goals.
Dean, School of Engineering
Elaine Scott joined Santa Clara University as dean of the School of Engineering in August 2019. Previously, she was the founding dean of the School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) at the University of Washington in Bothell.
Dean, School of Education and Counseling Psychology
Sabrina Zirkel is a well-established scholar who studies race, ethnicity, gender, and class across all sectors of education. Prior to SCU, she served as Associate Dean in the School of Education at Mills College.