Saint Louis University (SLU), one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious Catholic, Jesuit higher-education institutions, invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of vice president for student development.
Founded in 1818, SLU has campuses in both Saint Louis, Missouri, and Madrid, Spain. It is recognized for its academics, research, health care, and strong commitment to faith and service. SLU typically has an enrollment of 12,500 students, about 8,000 of whom are undergraduates. (In the fall of 2020, numbers are very close to normal.) SLU prides itself on maintaining a welcoming environment for a diverse population of students of all faiths, ethnicities, genders, identities, and backgrounds. Over 4,000 students typically live on campus in one of seven residence halls and four apartment complexes. (In fall 2020, this number is approximately 3,600 students.) As a top-100 research university, SLU offers 87 undergraduate majors and 88 graduate disciplines. The university has 14 programs ranked in the top 50 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.