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Office of the President

Past Georgetown University Presidents

1. Rev. Robert Plunkett 1791-1793
2. Rev. Robert Molyneux, S.J. 1793-1796
3. Most Rev. Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg, S.S. 1796-1798
4. Most Rev. Leonard Neale, S.J. 1798-1806
5. Rev. Robert Molyneux, S.J. 1806-1808
6. Rev. Francis Neale, S.J. 1809-1812
7. Rev. William Matthews* 1809-1809
8. Rev. Francis Neale, S.J. 1809-1812
9. Rev. John A. Grassi, S.J. 1812-1817
10. Most Rev. Benedict J. Fenwick S.J.* 1817-1817
11. Rev. Anthony Kohlmann, S.J. 1817-1820
12. Rev. Enoch Fenwick, S.J. 1820-1822
13. Most Rev. Benedict J. Fenwick S.J.* 1822-1825
14. Rev. Stephen L. Dubuisson, S.J.* 1825-1826
15. Rev. William Feiner, S.J. 1826-1829
16. Rev. John W. Beschter, S.J. 1829-1829
17. Rev. Thomas F. Mulledy, S.J.* 1829-1837
18. Rev. William McSherry, S.J.* 1838-1840
19. Rev. Joeseph A. Lopez, S.J. 1840-1840
20. Rev. James Ryder, S.J.* 1840-1845
21. Rev. Samuel Mulledy, S.J.* 1845-1845
22. Rev. Thomas F. Mulledy, S.J.* 1845-1848
23. Rev. James A. Ryder, S.J.* 1848-1851
24. Rev. Charles H. Stonestreet, S.J.* 1851-1852
25. Rev. Bernard A. Maguire, S.J.* 1853-1858
26. Rev. John Early, S.J.* 1858-1866
27. Rev. Bernard A. Maguire, S.J.* 1866-1870
28. Rev. John Early, S.J.* 1870-1873
29. Rev. Patrick F. Healy, S.J. 1873-1882
30. Rev. James A. Doonan, S.J.* 1882-1888
31. Rev. J. Havens Richards, S.J. 1888-1898
32. Rev. John D. Whitney, S.J. 1898-1901
33. Rev. Jerome Daugherty, S.J. 1901-1905
34. Rev. David H. Buel, S.J. 1905-1908
35. Rev. Joseph J. Himmel, S.J. 1908-1912
36. Rev. Alphonsus J. Donlon, S.J.* 1912-1918
37. Rev. John B. Creeden, S.J. 1918-1924
38. Rev. Charles W. Lyons, S.J. 1924-1928
39. Rev. W. Coleman Nevils, S.J. 1928-1935
40. Rev. Arthur A. O’Leary, S.J. 1935-1942
41. Rev. Lawrence C. Gorman, S.J. 1942-1949
42. Rev. J. Hunter Guthrie, S.J. 1949-1952
43. Rev. Edward B. Bunn, S.J. 1952-1964
44. Rev. Gerard J. Campbell, S.J. 1964-1969
45. Rev. Robert J. Henle, S.J.* 1969-1976
46. Rev. Timothy Healy, S.J. 1976-1989
47. Rev. Leo J. O'Donovan, S.J.* 1989-2001
48. John J. DeGioia* 2001-present

* denotes Georgetown alumni

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