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As president of Saint Louis University, Dr. Fred P. Pestello oversees one of the nation’s leading Jesuit research universities with more than 15,000 students and 4,000 employees, an annual operating budget of more than $600 million and an endowment of $1.8 billion. 

President Fred P. Pestello speaking at the 2022 Mid-Year Commencement

Dr. Fred P. Pestello, SLU's 33rd president. 

Dr. Pestello has galvanized the Saint Louis University community around a transformative vision. Rooted in the values and tradition of Jesuit education, he is working with a talented team of leaders to foster growth, inspire innovation, and advance initiatives that serve a higher purpose and greater good. 

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