St. Bonaventure University

University President's Council

Members of the University President's Council at St. Bonaventure University.

We grieve the loss of Dr. Dennis R. DePerro
DePerro preferredThe entire St. Bonaventure University family mourns the death of Dr. Dennis R. DePerro, 21st president of St. Bonaventure, who died Monday, March 1, 2021, from complications of COVID-19. 

“Words simply can’t convey the level of devastation our campus community feels right now,” said Dr. Joseph Zimmer, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, who was named acting president late last month while Dr. DePerro was hospitalized. Please see our news release


Joseph E. Zimmer, Ph.D.

Acting President; Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

215 Administration Building
P.O. Box 2460, St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
(716) 375-2121
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H. Daniel "Dan" Hungerford, CPA, CGMA

Vice President for Finance and Administration

232 Administration Building
P.O. Box 2448, St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
(716) 375-2017; (716) 375-2158 (fax)
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Thomas Missel

Chief Communications Officer
B6 Administration Building
P.O. Box 2509, St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
(716) 375-2303
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Katie O'Brien, M.P.A.

Vice President for Student Affairs
205 Reilly Center
P.O. Box V, St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
(716) 375-2513
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Bernard Valento, M.S.

Vice President for Enrollment
214 Administration Building
P.O. Box D, St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
(716) 375-2128
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Robert Van Wicklin, M.A.

Vice President for Advancement
Murphy Professional Building
P.O. Box 2500, St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
(716) 375-2331
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Fr. Russel Murray, O.F.M.

Vice President for Mission Integration
223 Administration Building
(716) 375-2589
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Fr. Ross Chamberland

Associate Vice President for Student Affairs
Interim University Chaplain
206 Reilly Center
(716) 375-2183
P.O. Box V, St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
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Timothy J. Kenney, M.S.

Director of Athletics
Suite 105 Reilly Center
P.O. Box G, St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
(716) 375-2282
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Lisa C. Buenaventura, Ed.D.

Dean, School of Education
B18 Plassmann Hall
P.O. Box AB, St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
(716) 375-2394
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Aaron Chimbel, M.S.

Dean, Jandoli School of Communication
202 Murphy Professional Building
P.O. Box J, St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
(716) 375-2040
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David Hilmey, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Arts and Sciences
109 Plassmann Hall
P.O. Box 115, St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
(716) 375-2136
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Matrecia James, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Business
202B Swan Business Center
P.O. Box BY, St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
(716) 375-2200
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Douglas Pisano, Ph.D.

Dean and Professor, School of Health Professions
201A Murphy Professional Building
P.O. Box 116, St. Bonaventure, NY 14760
(716) 375-2187
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Fr. David Couturier, O.F.M., Cap., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Theology
Executive Director, Franciscan Institute
100 Murphy Professional Building
P.O. Box 17, St. Bonaventure, N.Y. 14778
(716) 375-2160
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Michael Hoffman

Michael Hoffman, MBA, Ed.D.

Associate Provost and Chief Information Officer
Technology Services, Friedsam Library
P.O. Box AS, St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
(716) 375-2530
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Jared Smith

Interim Director of Facilities Operations
Maintenance Building
P.O. Box 2465, St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
(716) 375-2693
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Ann Lehman

Associate Vice President for Grants & Research
Chief of Staff
202 Administration Building
P.O. Box 2460, St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
(716) 375-2435
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Erik Seastedt

R. Erik Seastedt

Director of Human Resources
229 Administration Building
P.O. Box 2450, St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
(716) 375-2102
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