Fr. Zimmer will be inaugurated as USF’s 10th president. He took office on July 1, 2020, bringing a career’s worth of experience in higher education, including time with the University of Notre Dame, Georgetown University and Creighton University. He most recently served as business professor at Notre Dame and pastor of Saint Patrick’s Church in Walkerton, Indiana. Among many areas of service, he worked for the Vatican as Official of the Secretariat for the Congregation for Catholic Education, Universities Section, Holy See.