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About John P. Pelissero

John P. Pelissero, PhD, is provost and a professor of political science  at Loyola University Chicago, where he has served as a member of the faculty for over 30 years. Dr. Pelissero's University leadership roles began in 2003 with his appointment as the first associate provost for curriculum development. He led the development of a new undergraduate Core Curriculum and supervised academic services, assessment, and learning technology. From 2005–10 he was vice provost for the Division of Academic Affairs, responsible for budgeting, enrollment management, faculty development, and institutional research.


2015 - Present Interim President, Loyola University Chicago Office of the President
1985 - Present Professor, Political Science, Loyola University Chicago Political Science
2010 - 2015 Provost and Chief Academic Officer, Loyola University Chicago Office of the Provost

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Loyola University Chicago
Lewis Towers, Suite 1500
820 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
P: 312-915-6400

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