St. Bonaventure University


Office of the President

DePerro preferredThe campus community and the entire St. Bonaventure University family mourn the death of Dr. Dennis R. DePerro, 21st president of St. Bonaventure, who passed away Monday, March 1, 2021, from complications of COVID-19

Dr. DePerro took office June 1, 2017. In his time at St. Bonaventure, he made great progress to tear down silos, encourage collaboration and open the lines of communication with faculty, students, staff and alumni. Read the news release.

Office of the President 

The University President's Council advises the president and acts as a liaison to the campus community as a whole. It is comprised of the Senior Executive Management Team, the six SBU Deans and several key-area directors.

University President's Council 

Board of Trustees

The St. Bonaventure Board of Trustees is the governing body of the University.  Board members are appointed up to three (3)-year terms. The University President, the Provincial Minister of Holy Name Province and the President of National Alumni Association Board serve as voting ex-officio Trustees.  

The Board of Trustees oversees the general supervision of the business and affairs of the university and meets four times per year.

Board of Trustees 

Senior Executive Management Team

The senior leadership team at St. Bonaventure University includes the university president and nine chief administrators who oversee the key functional areas of the institution.

Senior Leadership Team

Faculty & Staff


More than 75 percent of our faculty have a Ph.D. or terminal degree. Our professors are committed and approachable faculty who dedicate themselves to making connections -- among themselves, their courses and, most importantly, their students.

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Administrative Units

The university's administrative units include Academic Affairs, Administrative Services, Advancement, Business & Finance, Economic Development, Global Affairs & International Research, Information Technology, Research & Innovation, Student Affairs, University Communications & Marketing, SBU Athletics, and SBU Support Offices.

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