Carol Ann MacGregor has served as Vice President Academic and Dean (VPAD) at St. Jerome's University since 2021. In this capacity she serves as SJU’s Chief Academic Officer and also has oversight over the team in Student Affairs including Residential Life, Student Wellness Supports, Academic Advising, Service Learning, and Student Leadership Development. The VPAD is also a member of the SJU Board of Governors and represents SJU on a number of University of Waterloo committees.
Dr. MacGregor previously served as Vice Provost of Academic Affairs at Loyola University New Orleans where she oversaw and supported Institutional Research and SACSCOC accreditation compliance, the Center for Faculty Innovation, the Pan-American Life Student Success Center, the Women's Resource Center, and Upward Bound. She also managed summer school operations. In 2019-2020 she served as co-chair of Loyola's AJCU Mission Priority Examen. She is a graduate of the AJCU’s Ignatian Colleagues Program (Cohort 11).
She holds a PhD in Sociology from Princeton University and continues to research and teach in areas including sociology of higher education, sociology of religion, and social statistics/ social science research methods. Her research on Catholic K-12 education, religious non-affiliation and religion and civic engagement, has appeared in journals including American Catholic Studies, American Sociological Review, Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, and Social Science Research.