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Meet Endicott’s Seventh President

"Every institution has a beautiful footprint, but what makes it unique is the culture and the people. To really understand it, you have to understand the folks that are part of the fabric of the place and I am absolutely thrilled to be part of this community."
Dr. Steven R. DiSalvo
Seventh President of Endicott College

Steven R. DiSalvo, Ph.D., seventh President of Endicott College, is a higher education leader with a track record of transformative success at multiple U.S. colleges and universities. He became Endicott’s President on July 1, 2019. Drawing upon his wealth of executive experience, he has stewarded major initiatives at Endicott College, including the construction of the new Cummings School of Nursing & Health Sciences academic building; a comprehensive capital campaign; a visionary strategic plan; and a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, most recently demonstrated by the appointment of the College’s first Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer. Notably, DiSalvo successfully led the College through a worldwide pandemic with a safe and fully open campus, record applicants and enrollments, lower debt, and a stronger endowment.

Since relocating to Boston’s North Shore, DiSalvo has served on the boards of the New England Council, Austin Preparatory School, Life Sciences Consortium of the North Shore, Cummings Foundation, as the Vice-Chair of AICU Mass, and as the Chair of the Commonwealth Coast Conference. He and his wife Eileen are the proud parents of three adult sons, Tom, Andrew, and Connor.