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About Butler

University Leadership

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Leading by Example

Butler University leaders play an integral role in the fulfillment of the University’s mission. Butler’s governance includes a Board of Trustees, a Board of Visitors for each of the six colleges, the University President, and an Executive Council.

Board of Trustees

The Trustees are charged with fiscal and strategic oversight and governance of Butler University.

Office of the President

Learn about the Office of the President—the presidential role, staff, and Butler’s 21st President, James M. Danko.

Executive Council

University leaders, including division vice presidents and college deans, who serve as an advisory board for the President. 

Past Presidents

Butler has a rich history and leaders who have made an impact on the University.