Following in the footsteps of the Sisters of Notre Dame, our leadership’s commitment to providing excellent student-centered education is what keeps the College rooted in our values while also propelling it toward future growth and innovation. Notre Dame College provides students with a career-focused, values-based education through service learning, real-world work experience and caring personal attention in the classroom.
J. Michael Pressimone, Ed.D., began his role as president on April 8, 2020. Prior to joining Notre Dame, Dr. Pressimone served as the president of Fontbonne University in St. Louis, Mo., since 2014. A native of Baltimore, Md., Dr. Pressimone was a first-generation college student, as are about 40 percent of Notre Dame College students.Dr. Pressimone holds an Associate of Arts degree from Catonsville Community College (now known as the Community College of Baltimore County), a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Catholic University of America (Washington, D.C.), a Master of Arts in Leadership in Higher Education from Regis University (Denver, Colo.) and a doctorate in Higher Education and Organizational Change from Benedictine University (Lisle, Ill.).
Cabinet Members, Staff & Administrators
At Notre Dame College, our students know that for every question, concern, or big idea, there is a staff member ready to help, support, and encourage them. Our passionate, highly-qualified staff creates a culture of personal attention and a community of caring that you won’t find anywhere else.
Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees advances Notre Dame College while preserving its integrity as a student-centered liberal arts college. Our diverse group of Board members brings a wide variety of backgrounds and expertise to the College. The Board guides our strategic direction and upholds our strategic plan, ultimately ensuring the best education possible for students.
Our Faculty & Staff
Faculty and staff at Notre Dame College are central to the personal attention and caring heart of our student learning environment; the esteem and accomplishment of our higher education model; and the warmth, collaboration and economic impact of our workplace.
Discover the Real You at Notre Dame College
Your Notre Dame College education can waken and shape your passions, sharpen strengths and lead to a career path that is meaningful and rewarding. Discover your potential at NDC.