Fr. John J. LoSchiavo, S.J.
Fr. Lo Schiavo came to USF in 1950, when he became an instructor of philosophy. In 1977, Fr. Lo Schiavo was elected the 25th President of USF. For 14 years he moved the university forward, building the Koret Health and Recreation Center, creating the Center for the Pacific Rim, growing the endowment ten-fold, and acquiring the Lone Mountain College property (formerly San Francisco College for Women).