Led by Interim President Brother Thomas Jones, EdD, FSC, and supported by a talented and engaged community of senior staff, the leadership of Saint Mary's College of California is charged with guiding the College and working alongside its talented and dedicated faculty, staff, administrators, and friends of the university to deliver an exceptional education experience to students.

Brother Thomas knows that college presidents—and indeed all leaders—are only as good as the people around them. This page offers information on Interim President Jones’s exemplary leadership team.


Br. Thomas Jones, Interim President

Br. Thomas Jones, FSC, Interim President

A deeply devoted member of the Saint Mary's community for decades, Br. Thomas Jones, FSC, EdD, now serves as Interim President and oversees all aspects of the College and does so with student success and achievement as his underlying goal. Learn more about Br. Thomas and the approach he plans on taking as the College's primary leader.

Cory Cook

Corey Cook, PhD, Executive Vice President and Provost

In addition to providing leadership for the faculty at Saint Mary's, Provost Cook spearheads efforts around strategic planning, institutional effectiveness, sustainability, and academic alignment. Other areas of responsibility include workload policies, core curriculum revision, and prioritization and innovation for academic programs. Visit the "Meet the Provost" website and learn all about Saint Mary's College's Provost, Corey Cook!

Saint Mary's College Campus in the Spring

Senior Staff

The President’s Senior Staff is charged with addressing tactical matters facing the College and advising the President with regard to decisions about campus issues and initiatives, policies and procedures, and other items of importance to the College.


Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is the College's governing body whose fiduciary duties and responsibilities are determined by the College's bylaws and other governing documents.