MILWAUKEE – John Ferraro, the chief global operating officer at
Ernst & Young and Marquette committee chairman, will head the search
for Marquette University’s new president.
Marquette is searching for a permanent president by the beginning of
the 2014-2015 academic year to replace Father Scott Pilarz, who
stepped down last month.
school’s retired president, Father Robert Wild, returned as the
school’s interim leader.
Member of the presidential search committee include Patricia
Cervenka, director of the law library and a law school professor,
and William Cullinan, dean of the College of Health Sciences.
Board members on the committee include: Patrick Lawton, a managing
director of the fixed income capital markets group of Robert W.
Baird & Co.; Arnold Mitchem, the recently retired president of the
Council for Opportunity in Education; Father Joseph O'Keefe, an
education professor at Boston College; Janis Orlowski, chief
operating officer and chief medical officer at MedStar Washington
Hospital Center; and Owen Sullivan, a retired executive.
"The search committee will be working closely with university
leadership to ensure there is an inclusive process for hearing from
all of the university's constituencies, including faculty, staff,
students and alumni,” the board said in a statement.