About Father Maher Rev. James J. Maher, C.M. — Curriculum Vitae

Educational Background

  • 2004 - D.Min. (Doctor of Ministry), Immaculate Conception Seminary and Graduate School of Theology
  • 1990 - Th.M. (Master of Theology), Mary Immaculate Seminary, Northampton, Pa.
  • 1989 - M. Div. (Master of Divinity), Mary Immaculate Seminary, Northampton, Pa.
  • 1984 - B.A. (Sociology), St. John's University, Queens, N.Y.

Relevant Work Experience

  • 2013 - President, Niagara University
  • 2010 - Present Provincial Consulter, Eastern Province, Congregation of the Mission
  • 2011 - 2013 Executive Vice President for Mission and Student Services, St. John’s University
  • 2009 - 2010 Executive Director of the Vincentian Institute for Social Action, St. John's University
  • 2004 - 2010 Vice President for Student Affairs, St. John's University
  • 1999 - 2005 Vice President for University Ministry, St. John's University
  • 1994 - 1999 Campus Minister, St. John's University

Professional Associations

  • 2009 - Current DePaul University, Board of Trustees
  • 2010 - Current Niagara University, Board of Trustees
  • 1994 - 2006; Chair, 2012 - Current St. John's Bread and Life Program, Chair Emeritus and Board Member
  • 2011 - 2013 St. John's University, Executive Committee of the Board
  • 2001 - 2013 St. John's University, Executive Planning Committee
  • 1999 - 2003 St. John's University, Fair Labor Association, Collegiate Executive Committee
  • 2010 - 2011 St. John's University, Middle States Steering Committee
  • 2009 St. John's University, NCAA Certification Committee
  • 2002 - 2013 St. John's University, President's Senior Management Team
  • 2011 - 2012 St. John's University, University Collective Bargaining Committee

Honors and Awards

  • 2009 - Pietas Medal, St. John's University
  • 2008 - Outstanding Leader in Education, Madison Who's Who
  • 2005 - Student Affairs' Outstanding Administrator Achievement Award, St. John's University Student Government Inc.,
  • 2005 - Inducted into Epsilon Kappa, Sigma Delta Phi (National Hispanic Honor Society)
  • 2004 - Named one of Top 100 Irish-Americans in U.S., Irish America Magazine
  • 2004 - Outstanding Service Award, Outreach Project (New York)
  • 2001 - Cross and Anchor Award, Holy Cross High School (New York)
  • 1998 - President's Medal, St. John's University
  • 1998 - Named one of Outstanding Young Men of America
  • 1995 - New Yorker of the Week, Time Warner, New York One