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Company Overview of St. John's University

Company Overview

St. John's University is an educational institution that offers undergraduate and graduate programs. The institution provides courses in liberal arts, science, business, education, health, pharmaceutical science, and computers. St. John's University was founded in 1870 and is based in Queens, New York.

8000 Utopia Parkway

Queens, NY 11439

United States

Founded in 1870



Key Executives for St. John's University

Age: 68
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Age: 52
Assistant Vice President of Media Relations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

St. John's University Key Developments

St. John's University and College of St. Benedict Names Donald McNeely as its Entrepreneurship Director

Pat Maxwell appoints as new director of the Donald McNeely Center for Entrepreneurship at the College of St. Benedict and St. John's University. Maxwell succeeds founding director Terri Barreiro, who retired after 10 years. He has worked as a board chairman, director, CEO, CFO, vice president and general counsel. Throughout the U.S., Europe and the Pacific Rim, he started, bought or led 20 businesses and nonprofits. Maxwell has served on St. John's board of regents and its national alumni board. He now serves on the Board of Overseers of the St. John's School of Theology-Seminary.

St. John's University Announces Board Changes

St. John's University Board of Trustees has named Conrado M. Gempesaw, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, as St. John's President. Dr. Gempesaw will succeed Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M. as president effective July 1, 2014. An accomplished scholar, teacher and administrator, Dr. Gempesaw comes to St. John's with almost three decades of academic experience.

St. John's University Announces Retirement of Rev. Donald J. Harrington as President Effective July 31, 2013

St. John's University President the Rev. Donald J. Harrington announced his retirement on May 3, 2013 two months after New York Magazine ran articles accusing him of taking gifts and vacations from a powerful school fund-raiser who killed herself during her fraud trial. Harrington, 67, has been at the helm of the Queens university for more than two decades since his arrival in 1989. His retirement will become effective July 31, 2013.

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