Rev. Stephen A. Privett, S.J., the 27th President of University of San Francisco, has led the University since 2000 and recently accepted an offer from the Board of Trustees for a third, five-year term.
An accomplished Catholic scholar and theologian and a gifted public speaker, Father Privett is active in local and national organizations such as the San Francisco-based Commonwealth Club of California and the Washington-based American Council on Education and Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities.
Learn more about Father Privett by reading his biography and curriculum vitae, or get a snapshot view on his facts page. A selection of Father Privett’s speeches, articles, prayers and homilies are available using the links to the left.
Upon his arrival in 2000, Father Privett led the University in developing the Vision, Mission and Values Statement. Under his leadership, the University has recently developed USF 2028, a planning document designed to strategically guide the University through the next two decades. The plan builds on USF’s rich Jesuit Catholic tradition, cultural diversity, academic excellence and incorporates a responsible, global perspective into all USF programs.