About St. Augustine Prep

Office of the Head of School

 

The Head of the School is appointed by the Prior Provincial of the Province of St. Thomas of Villanova, in collaboration with the Members Corporation and the Board of Directors. Ordinarily, the Head of School will be a member of the Order of St. Augustine. The Head of School serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the School, applying strategic leadership, vision, and creative thinking in support of the Prep’s mission. In this role he is supported by members of the Leadership Team. The Head of School may enter into and execute, in the name of the Prep, contracts or other instruments necessary to conduct the business affairs of the school. He is primarily responsible for all matters pertaining to academic and student leadership programs, enrollment management, finances, human resources, maintenance of the school’s buildings and campus, and the religious and moral welfare of the students. The Head of School is also responsible for external communications, information technology, alumni relations, and advancement (which includes annual giving, endowment, and planned giving). The Head of School is an ex-officio member of the Board of Directors and of all committees of the Board.

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The Cabinet of the Head of School

Leadership Team
The Leadership Team of the Head of School’s Cabinet is comprised of the Executive Assistant to the Head of School, the Assistant to the Head of School for Mission & Ministry, the Dean of Academics, the Dean of Student Leadership, the Dean of the Enrollment Management, the Executive Director for Advancement, the Executive Director of Information Technology and the Senior Director of Finance.

Office Contacts

Dr. James J. Devine

Executive Assistant to the Head of School for Administration


Dr.Devine@Hermits.com

Mr. Brendan Towell

Asst. to the Head of School for Mission and Ministry; Theology Faculty; Rugby Head Coach


mr.towell@hermits.com

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors at St. Augustine Prep consists of 15 members representing community, business, and Augustinian leaders from throughout Southern New Jersey and the Philadelphia area. They meet regularly to plan the future of St. Augustine Prep and the students we serve.

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