Robert A. Wild

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Robert Anthony Wild (born March 30, 1940[1]) is the former President of Marquette University, returning to the administration after serving as President from 1996 to 2011. He has been a member of the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) since 1957. He earned a masters in classical language from Loyola University Chicago and a doctorate of religion from Harvard University. From 1964 to 1967, Wild taught Latin, Greek, and speech and debate at St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati, Ohio.[2] He has also taught at Harvard University, Loyola University Chicago, the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome, and Marquette University.

On September 25, 2013, it was announced that Wild would become interim president of Marquette University effective October 16, 2013, through August 2014, upon the resignation of Rev. Scott Pilarz.[3]


  1. ^ Date information sourced from Library of Congress Authorities data, via corresponding WorldCat Identities linked authority file (LAF).
  2. ^ "The President". Marquette University. Retrieved 2009-05-02. 
  3. ^ "Rev. Robert A. Wild, S.J., to Serve as Interim President". Marquette University. Retrieved 2013-09-25. 

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