Rev. James G. Gartland, S.J.

Rev. James G. Gartland, S.J.Rev. James G. Gartland, S.J., was elected to the Marquette University Board of Trustees in 2006.

He is the rector of the Blessed Peter Faber Jesuit Community at Boston College. He served as president of Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in Chicago from 2004 to 2012. He was part of the founding team of Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in 1996 and became president in 2004.

Previously, he served as pastor of St. Procopius, a Mexican immigrant parish in Chicago, from 1994 to 1999.

After teaching theology at Loyola Academy in Wilmette, Ill., for three years, he entered the Society of Jesus in 1983. He taught in Peru from 1987 to 1990 and was ordained a priest in 1993.

He earned a bachelor’s degree from Xavier University, master’s degrees in philosophy and religious education from Loyola University Chicago, and a master’s in divinity from the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley.