Rev. David Tyson, C.S.C. Profile - Finalist in Stonehill's Search For Next President

March 12, 2013

Born: April 7, 1948, Gary, Indiana

Ordained: April 5, 1975 

Ed. D., Indiana University, 1980, M. Th., University of Notre Dame, Theology, 1974, and  A. B., University of Notre Dame, Sociology, 1970.

Doctoral Dissertation: The Impact of the Mission of a Catholic University Upon Selected Activity Centers. A Case Study: The University of Notre Dame.

Career Summary:

  • Provincial Superior, United States Province, Congregation of Holy Cross, 2011-2012
  • Provincial Superior, Indiana Province, Congregation of Holy Cross, 2003-2011
  • President, University of Portland, 1990-2003
  • Professor of Management, Pamplin School of Business, University of Portland, 1994-2003
  • Associate Professor of Management, University of Portland, 1990-1994
  • Associate Professor of Management, University of Notre Dame, 1986-1990
  •  Assistant Professor of Management, University of Notre Dame, 1980-1986
  • Vice President for Student Affairs, University of Notre Dame, 1984-1990

Board Experience: University of Notre Dame, University of Portland, St. Mary's College, Indiana, St. Edward's College, Texas, King's College, Pennsylvania, Stonehill College, and many other educational and civic organizations.

Proudest/Notable Achievement: Becoming a Holy Cross Priest

Hobbies & Pastimes: Walking, Reading, Music, Watching "The Big Bang Theory."

Favorite Quote: "Carpe Diem!" ("Seize the day!")

Wants to lead Stonehill because: "It is poised to go to the next level of development as a distinctive liberal arts college not only in New England but in a much larger region of the U.S."