Cheryl A. McConnell

Cheryl A. McConnell, PhD
Elected 29th President

35-year Jesuit higher education veteran to lead
Saint Joseph’s University



Largest private university in Philadelphia region by enrollment


Academic programs, including 130+ undergraduate majors and minors to choose from


Proud alumni across the world who root for and give back to our community


Acres across two campuses in Philadelphia, the nation's sixth largest city


Hawk Hill &
University City

On June 1, 2022 Saint Joseph's University University expanded its footprint with both city and suburban locations totaling 161 acres with Saint Joseph’s iconic Hawk Hill campus and the newly acquired  University City campus. Saint Joseph's now offers more than ever to students: more than 200 programs of academic study, and more opportunities for hands-on learning including practicums, research, co-ops and internships.

Visit Hawk Hill Campus

Visit University City Campus

Saint Joseph's University Commencement 2019 Ceremony

Strong Philanthropic Foundation

The Hawk Will Never Die mindset lives within our far-reaching community and its unwavering commitment to always strive for more. To rally our alumni and friends, we have embarked on the largest fundraising campaign in our history: SOAR: The Campaign for Saint Joseph’s University.