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John Galovic, Ed.D.
Interim President, Notre Dame College

Dr. Joihn Galovic became the interim president of Notre Dame College on May 13, 2019.

He has served at Notre Dame College since 2005, most recently as Vice President for Strategic Initiatives.  In this role he is responsible for providing leadership and coordination for campus-wide continuous improvement efforts aligned with the College’s mission and strategic initiatives.  Additionally, he is responsible for campus facilities and campus security.

Previously, he served as the Interim Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs. In this role, he was responsible for the College’s academic programs and the direct supervision of all faculty and academic services support personnel.  He also has served as Director of Athletics and was in charge of the College’s 22 teams, 30+ coaches and more than 700 student athletes. Prior to that, Galovic chaired the College’s Division of Education for four years as a highly respected faculty member with significant experience in senior academic leadership.

In every role he has served, Galovic stressed the importance of all students and athletes succeeding in the classroom as their number one priority.

Prior to joining Notre Dame College in 2005, Galovic served as associate superintendent for business and director of secondary education for the Willoughby-Eastlake (Ohio) City School District. In these positions, he directed all business and transportation functions of the school system, supervised all administrative and teaching staff and oversaw all curricular and extracurricular functions.

Galovic served as principal at the Willoughby-Eastlake Technical Center and then Eastlake North High School, before stepping down to pursue his Doctorate in Educational Administration at the University of Akron. During his career, he has managed a full complement of academic and athletic programs at two high schools and three middle schools.