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academic administrator

Edward Glynn was American academic administrator. Entered Society Jesus 1955; ordained Roman Catholic priest 1967.


Glynn, Edward was born on October 6, 1935 in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Jay Glynn.


Bachelor in History, Fordham University, Shrub Oak, New York, 1960. Philosophy in Philosophy, Fordham University, Shrub Oak, New York, 1961. Master of Arts in Teaching, Fordham University, Shrub Oak, New York, 1962.

STB, Woodstock College, Maryland, 1967. Master of Sacred Theology, Yale Divinity School, 1968. Doctor of Theology, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, California, 1971.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), Monmouth University, New Jersey, 1984. Doctor of Laws (honorary), University Scranton, 1991. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey, 1989.

Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), St. Peter's College, Jersey City, 1990. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Loyola University, Baltimore, 1993.


Instructor Gonzaga High School, 1961—1964. Assistant professor Georgetown University, 1971-1977. Academy vice president Gonzaga University, Spokane, 1977-1978, president, 1996—1997, St. Peter's College, Jersey City, 1978-1990.

Provincial Maryland Province Society of Jesus, Baltimore, 1990-1996. President Gonzaga University, 1996—1997. Interim provost University Massachusetts, Boston, 1997—1998.

President John Carroll University, Cleveland, 1998—2005, Christ King Preparatory School, Newark, 2006—2009. Acting director, member, board director Churches' Center for Theology and Public Policy, 1976-1977. Executive director Woodstock Theological Center, Washington, 1974-1976, board directors, 1974-1976.


  • Entered Society Jesus 1955. Ordained Roman Catholic priest 1967.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Board directors University Scranton, 1973-1978, Fordham University, 1981-1987, Canisius College, 1982-1988, since 2001, Le Moyne College College, 1983-1989, 2000-2004, St. Louis University, 1986-1991, John Carroll University, 1987-1990, 1998—2005, Seton Hall University, 1990-1996, St. Mary's Seminary and University, 1991-1996, Weston School Theology, 1990-1996, National Collegiate Athletic Association's President Commission, 1984-1988, Commission on Higher Education, Middle States Association, 1988-1990, Fairfield University, since 1997, Marquette University, since 1998, University Detroit Mercy, since 1999, Wheeling Jesuit University, since 2004, American Council of Education, 2001-2004, United States Department of Education (national advisory board 1999-2001), Fund Improvement Post Secondary Education, Advisory Committee Porfl. Ethics, New Jersey Supreme Court, 1984-1990. Chair Jersey City Development Corporation, 1964-1990.


John Jay G. Glynn