About St. Augustine Prep

Meet Our Head of School

Fr. Robert J. Murray, O.S.A., was appointed Head of School at St. Augustine Preparatory School on July 1, 2017. As a member of the St. Augustine Preparatory School Board of Directors since January 2010, he has served as Chair of the Mission, Governance, and Planning Committee as well as a member of the Institutional Effectiveness Committee.

Father Murray, professed as a member of the Augustinian Order in 1976, was ordained to the priesthood in 1983. A highly regarded tenured professor, widely published author, and international presenter on counseling and mission effectiveness in Catholic schools, he has served as Director of the Graduate Program in Education and Counseling at Villanova University. He holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Temple University, and served in various leadership roles at Monsignor Bonner High School in Drexel Hill for ten years, and on several boards of independent schools in the Delaware Valley.