Presidential Search

The Board of Trustees charged the Presidential Search Committee with identifying the strongest candidates – Jesuit or layperson – to serve as the 28th president of Boston College High School, and bring its recommendations to the Board of Trustees. BC High’s President will build on the School’s rich tradition of Jesuit, Catholic education and boldly lead BC High into the future.

Latest News

List of 3 news stories.

  • Message from the Chair of the Board of Trustees

    Dear Members of the BC High Community:
    As you know, last year President Bill Kemeza announced his intention to retire after thirty-four years of service to BC High. In turn, the Board of Trustees formed a Search Committee, comprised of Faculty, Staff, and Trustees to find the School’s next President.
    The Search Committee’s efforts resulted in the discovery of a pool of talented candidates interested in leading BC High, including an exceptional final candidate, with whom the Search Committee navigated the understandable complexities involved in leadership succession. Disappointingly, despite best efforts on the parts of both the Search Committee and the final candidate, the parties were unable to conclude.
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  • Members of the Presidential Search Committee met with USA Northeast Provincial

    The Presidential Search Committee met with the USA Northeast Provincial Rev. John Cecero, SJ. and reviewed all lay and Jesuit candidates.  The Provincial praised the group for the quality of the candidates and the transparency and inclusiveness of the search process.
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  • Presidential Search Committee Meeting Held

    A meeting of the Presidential Search Committee was held on Monday, September 19, 2016 at 7:00 a.m. The Committee discussed candidate meetings to date and next steps to be taken.
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Contribute to the Search

Comments or Questions? 
Email John Ferraro '73, chair of the Presidential Search Committee

To Nominate a Candidate or Apply:
Email a member of the Search Committee or contact Isaacson Miller.

Search Committee

John F. Ferraro '73
Trustee, Chair of the Presidential Search Committee, Global Chief Operating Officer at Ernst & Young, Retired

Rev. Brian J. Conley, SJ
Chair of the Board of Trustees, Rector of the Jesuit Community at BC High and ACPE Supervisor at Brigham and Women's Hospital

Michele M. Daly
Director, Foundation and Corporate Philanthropy at Babson College and former Senior Vice President for Institutional Advancement at BC High (2004-2016)

John H. McCarthy, CPA P'94, '99
Senior Advisor to the President at Northeastern University and Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Retired

John F. McQuillan, Jr. '83
CEO of Triumvirate Environmental

John S. Normant '64
Faculty, Math Department

Richard D. Walsh '65
Managing Director at Fidelity Investments, Retired

Robert F. Walsh '59
Trustee Associate, President at RFWalshCo