Presidents of Notre Dame

President Years Name
1
1842-1865    Rev. Edward Frederick Sorin CSC 
2
1865-1866 Rev. Patrick Dillon CSC
3
1866-1872 Rev. William Corby CSC
4
1872-1874 Rev. Auguste Lemonnier CSC
5
1874-1877 Rev. Patrick Colovin CSC
6
1877-1881 Rev. William Corby CSC
7
1881-1893 Rev. Thomas E. Walsh CSC
8
1893-1905 Rev Andrew Morrissey CSC
9
1905-1919 Rev John W. Cavanaugh CSC
10
1919-1922 Rev. James A. Burns CSC
11
1922-1928 Rev. Matthew J. Walsh CSC
12
1928-1934 Rev. Charles L. O'Donnell CSC
13
1934-1940 Cardinal John F. O'Hara CSC
14
1940-1946 Rev. J. Hugh O'Donnell CSC
15
1946 -1952 Rev. John Cavanaugh CSC
16
1952-1987 Rev. Theodore Hesburgh CSC
17
1987-2005 Rev Edward A. Malloy CSC
18
2005- Rev. John J. Jenkins CSC


First President


Rev. Edward Frederick Sorin CSC
1842-1865


Second President


Rev. Patrick Dillon CSC
1865-1866


Third President


Rev. William Corby CSC
1866-1872

Fourth President


Rev. Auguste Lemonnier CSC
1872-1874

Fifth President


Rev. Patrick Colovin CSC
1874-1877

Sixth President


Rev. William Corby CSC
1877-1881

Seventh President


Rev. Thomas E. Walsh CSC
1881-1893

Eight President


Rev. Andrew MorrisseyCSC
1893-1905

Ninth President


Rev. John W. Cavanaugh CSC
1893-1905

Tenth President


Rev. James A. Burns CSC
1919-1922

Eleventh President


Matthew J. Walsh CSC
1922-1928

Twelfth President


Rev. Charles L. O'Donnell CSC
1928-1934

Thirteenth President


Cardinal John O'Hara CSC
1934-1940

Fourteenth President


Rev. J. Hugh O'Donnell CSC
1940-1946

Fifteenth President


Rev. John Cavanaugh CSC
1946 -1952

Sixteenth President


Rev. Theodore Hesburgh CSC
1952-1987

Seventeen President


Rev. Edward Malloy CSC
1987-2005

Eighteenth President


Rev. John J. Jenkins CSC
2005-

Copyright © 2011 ND Alumni Association | Contact
100 Eck Center Notre Dame, IN 46556    Phone: (574) 631-6000    email: ndalumni@nd.edu