Eugene J. Cornacchia President, Saint Peters University

Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., is the 22nd president of Saint Peter’s University. Under Dr. Cornacchia’s leadership, Saint Peter’s has expanded its highly regarded undergraduate and graduate education programs, initiated the institution’s first doctoral programs, established a School of Nursing and a School of Education and launched several new majors, minors and concentrations. He was also instrumental to Saint Peter’s acquiring university status this year and has set fundraising records, securing $57 million for the current capital campaign, the centerpiece of which is the recently opened Mac Mahon Student Center.