President of the University of Notre Dame

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President Emeritus Hesburgh in his office at the Hesburgh Library at the University of Notre Dame

The President of the University of Notre Dame is the head of the institution and is elected by the board of Trustees.[1]

He is chosen among the priests of the Congregation of Holy Cross. The first president was the founder of the University, Rev. Edward Sorin, who came from France in 1842.[2] Many of the presidents are alumni of the University or have taught as professors.

Presidents of the University of Notre Dame[edit]

The list of University of Notre Dame presidents and their terms of service:

Father William Corby (1903–10) by Samuel Murray, Gettysburg Battlefield, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

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