The University is led by Dr. Peter K. Kilpatrick, the 16th President. The University is a nonprofit corporation whose members are the Fellows of the University. Responsibility for governance resides in the first instance in the Board of Trustees.
The provost and chief academic officer of the University is Dr. Aaron Dominguez. The 12 schools of the University are led by their respective deans. The University is also governed by the Academic Senate.
The senior administrators lead our administrative departments. The Administrative Council serves as a sounding board for the president on non-academic policy and procedures; the Executive Committee of the Administrative Council provides regular advice directly to senior leadership.
Theological College, a seminary affiliated with Catholic University, is led by its rector.
The official policies governing the University are posted on the University’s website and are publicly available.
The Office of the President provides strategic and administrative support to the President and his initiatives, leads the development and execution of strategic planning and policy development, and serves as a liaison between the President and members of the University community.
The responsibility for governance and oversight of the operations of the University resides in the University’s Board of Trustees.
The 12 schools of the University are led by their respective deans. Theological College, the seminary that is affiliated with Catholic University, is led by its rector.
The University’s administrative offices support the University through advancement, student affairs, enrollment management and marketing, finance, general counsel, compliance, public safety, and campus ministry.
The Staff Leadership Council advises the President and the senior leadership of the University on matters that are recommended by the Council or requested by the President or administration.
The Academic Senate shares with the President "the immediate responsibility for academic governing of the University by establishing, maintaining, supervising, and in general being responsible for the academic policies of the University."