See Full Bio...

Dr. Norman C. Francis

Xavier ‘



Xavier University  1968-


Longest-sitting university president in the US

Cited as one of the 100 most effective college and university leaders





Xavier ranks first nationally in the number of African American students earning undergraduate degrees in: Biology, Life Sciences, Chemistry, Physics & Pharmacy


Served as Advisor to 8 US Presidential Administrations on Education & Civil Rights


Served on 54 Boards & Commissions