Business Magic

From university hallways to Disney’s Main Street, Ed Grier, new dean of SCU’s Leavey School of Business, knows how to drive the roads to success.

After 29 years with one of the most successful companies on earth, Ed Grier knows a thing about business. From Tokyo to Paris, working with the Walt Disney Co. built experience in global markets, brand management, capital projects, and government relations. Now, as dean of the Leavey School of Business, he’s bringing that magic and expertise to Silicon Valley. 

Ed Grier

“From my first interactions with our students, it was evident that SCU develops compassionate leaders who harness innovative thinking and make a difference in the world. I am eager to work alongside our faculty and staff as we empower our students to do just that.”

Before joining SCU, Grier led the business school at Virginia Commonwealth University, where he oversaw the creation of an online program and new degree programs. Photo by Jim Gensheimer.

First-Time Grads

Overcoming all odds due to the pandemic, the Class of ’24 finally get to experience the graduation that they have long been waiting for.

Drumroll, Please!

Santa Clara University’s renovated jazz studio gives music majors and non-majors more space to find their sound.

A Plan For Tomorrow

Santa Clara President Julie Sullivan unveils a new strategic plan, Impact 2030, with a focus on increasing access and opportunity, and, of course, SCU’s Jesuit values and Silicon Valley location.