Jeffrey D. Senese
Dr. Jeffrey D. Senese was named president of Saint Leo University in July 2018 after serving as the university’s first provost. Previously, Dr. Senese was provost and vice president of Academic Affairs at Cardinal Stritch University. He has held similar academic positions throughout his career, including: vice provost, vice president of Academic Affairs, and professor at Johnson and Wales University; vice president of Academic Affairs, dean of faculty, and professor at Philadelphia University; and vice president of Academic Affairs and professor at Mount Ida College. He also has extensive work experience in Asia, Europe, and South America. Dr. Senese earned a B.S. in the Administration of Justice from the Pennsylvania State University; an M.A. in criminology from Indiana State University; and a Ph.D. in multidisciplinary social sciences from the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University.