President Callahan

Christopher Callahan became the 26th president of University of the Pacific, California’s first chartered institution of higher learning, on July 1, 2020. He is chief executive of a university that is ranked among the nation’s top 100 and No. 18 in the West, with campuses in Stockton, Sacramento and San Francisco.

President Callahan on campus
President’s Cabinet

The president's cabinet is a dedicated group of higher education professionals who work to ensure that Pacific's values are upheld, and that the institution is positioned to meet the needs of its student body and communities.

Past Presidents

While Christopher Callahan is the 26th president of University of the Pacific, 25 others have held that position going back to 1851 and have helped shape Pacific's standard of excellence by creating an intimate, student-centered education for the California's first university.

President's Staff

The President's Staff is made up of individuals dedicated to supporting the universities mission, vision and goals.