Fr. Robert Walsh, S.J.

Executive Director of the Center for Catholic Education

Fr. Robert Walsh, S.J., Executive Director, Center for Catholic Education


Rev. Robert T. Walsh, S.J.

Executive Director, Center for Catholic Education

Loyola Marymount University, University Hall 1760

1 LMU Drive

Los Angeles, CA  90045-2659

 Office:  310-338-4264



Fr. Walsh is a former Catholic school president and principal who was appointed Executive Director of Loyola Marymount University’s Center for Catholic Education in July 2013.  An expert on Catholic schools and the role of Catholic education for the common good of society, Fr. Walsh has deep ties to LMU, having attended Loyola University in the 1970s.  He is a current member of the LMU Board of Trustees, where he serves on the Student Life and Governance committees, and has previously served on the LMU School of Education Advisory Board.  He is an experienced Catholic educational leader, school board member, speaker, and pastoral minister.  He formerly served as president of St. Ignatius College Preparatory in San Francisco and president and principal of Loyola High School of Los Angeles.  He has more than 25 years of leadership experience in Jesuit high schools in California, including tenures as president, principal, assistant principal for teacher supervision and curriculum, and assistant principal for campus ministry.