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academic administrator , Minister , finance educator

William James Byron, American minister, retired academic administrator, finance educator. Joined Society of Jesus (Jesuit), 1950, ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1961.


Byron, William James was born on May 25, 1927 in Pittsburgh. Son of Harold J. and Mary I. (Langton) Byron.


Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, St. Louis University, 1955. Ph.L., St. Louis University, 1956. Master of Arts in Economics, St. Louis University, 1959.

Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Woodstock College, 1960. Licentiate of Sacred Theology, Woodstock College, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, University Maryland, 1969.

Certified, Harvard University Institute Educational Management, 1974.


Teacher mathematics Scranton (Pennsylvania) Preparatory School, 1956-1958. Manpower research fellow Department Labor, 1965-1966. Assistant professor economics Loyola College, Baltimore, 1967-1969.

Associate professor social ethics, rector Woodstock College, Woodstock Jesuit Community, 1967-1973. Dean College Arts and Sciences Loyola University, New Orleans, 1973-1975. President University Scranton, 1975-1982, Catholic University American, Washington, 1982-1992.

Research associate Georgetown University, 1992-1993, Distinguished professor management School of Business Washington, 1993—2000. Research professor Sellinger School Business, Loyola College in Maryland.


  • Joined Society of Jesus (Jesuit), 1950, ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1961.


Board directors Federal City Council, Joint Commission on Accreditation Healthcare Organizations, University San Francisco, Loyola College in Maryland, Baltimore With United States Army, 1945-1956. Member American Economics Association, American Society Christian Ethics, Association Catholic Colleges and Universities, Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Sigma Nu.


Harold J. Byron

Mary I. (Langton) Byron