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2015 State of the University

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Office of the President

The President of Butler University oversees the University’s operations and strategic initiatives, serving as a representative of the University to constituents both locally and globally.

An innovator at heart and in experience, President James M. Danko leads Butler University with a mindset of stewardship, collaboration, and creativity. Learn more about Butler’s 21st President.

Butler 2020

Butler University will be an innovative leader in the creation and delivery of transformative, student-centered learning experiences that prepare graduates to make a meaningful impact in the world.

Speeches and Publications

President Danko recently presented the 2015 State of the University. Read his remarks (PDF), and be sure to check out his additional speeches and publications.

Office of the President Highlights

Executive Council

The Executive Council serves as an advisory board for the President. Learn more about these University leaders, including division vice presidents and college deans.



Past Presidents

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

The President's Residence

This English Cotswold-style home at the corner of Sunset Avenue and Blue Ridge Road has been home to Butler's presidents since 2011.