Catholic University of America

Location: Washington, D.C.
Category: Religion or Education

John Garvey President

The Catholic University of America is the national university of the Catholic Church in the United States. Founded in 1887 by the U.S. Catholic Bishops with the approval of the Holy See, the CUA is today organized into 12 schools and 21 research facilities. The CUA serves nearly 7,000 undergraduate and graduate students, the majority of whom identify as Catholic. Bishops serve on the CUA's board and the archbishop of Washington is the ex officio chancellor of the CUA.

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John Garvey was appointed president of the Catholic University of America in 2010. Prior to joining the CUA, he served as dean of Boston College Law School for over a decade, and taught at University of Kentucky, University of Michigan and the University of Notre Dame. Garvey also served as assistant to the solicitor general of the United States from 1981 to 1984. He is a co-author of "Religion and the Constitution."

Institution Total Expenses $285,398,985
Employees 4,642
Salary $485,476
1 Interim head of organization
2 Data from 2012
3 Data from 2011
4 Data from 2010
5 Data from 2009
6 Data from 2008
7 Data from 2007
8 Includes payment from SWC Museum Corp.
9 Predecessor's salary
10 Partial year
11 Not a 501(c)3
12 Annualized
13 Position currently vacant
14 As per Form 990, JNF declined to comment
15 Base salary
16 Data from president-elect period
17 2010 Employees
18 Legally exempt from public disclosure of salary
19 Highest paid professional, not CEO
20 Paid from two related organizations
21 Data from 2013
22 Data from 2014

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