June 10, 2020

Retirement of President Gempesaw

Earlier today, Dr. Gempesaw shared with you the decision he has made, after a 35-year academic career, and with his current contract scheduled to conclude in June 2021, to retire as the 17th President of St. John’s University. As Dr. Gempesaw noted...

June 10, 2020

Retirement Announcement

I am writing to inform you of my decision to retire from my position as president of St. John’s University at the end of my employment agreement on June 30, 2021, concluding a 36-year career in academia. At this stage in our lives, Clavel and I are...