John L. Lahey, PhD

Past President, Quinnipiac University

John L. Lahey is President Emeritus of Quinnipiac University, a private university located in Hamden, Connecticut. Upon his arrival at Quinnipiac in March of 1987, Dr. Lahey initiated a strategic planning process, leading to the University’s growth from 1,902 students in 1987 to over 8,500 students today.

Also, John L. Lahey is Director, UIL Holdings Corporation, The United Illuminating Company, Yale New Haven Hospital, The NYC Saint Patrick’s Day Parade, Inc. and the Independent Holding Company.

Mr. Lahey holds undergraduate and master’s degrees in philosophy from the University of Dayton; a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Miami and second master’s degree in higher education administration from Columbia University.

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