Salvador D. Aceves, Ed.D.

The Regis University Board of Trustees selected Salvador D. Aceves, Ed.D. as President of Regis University, effective January 1, 2023. Aceves is the University’s first lay and first Latino President and was in the role of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Regis University from 2014 to 2023.

Prior to joining Regis, President Aceves worked extensively at other Jesuit universities as both an administrator and faculty member. He served as Associate Vice President for Academic, Financial Planning and Analysis at Fordham University, where he also held an appointment as Associate Professor of Accounting in the Gabelli School of Business. Previously, he served as Vice Provost and chief planning and budget officer for the University of San Francisco, where he also held a faculty position as Associate Professor of Accounting, taught in both the School of Business and Management and the School of Law, and received five teaching awards.

President Aceves graduated from the University of San Francisco with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a doctoral degree in education with a focus on global business. He also holds a Master of Science in Taxation from Golden Gate University. Earlier in his career, he worked at both Price Waterhouse and Citibank.

Salvador Aceves

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President Salvador Aceves hands a graduate their diploma on the stage at commencement on the Northwest Denver campus

Presidential Gatherings

I value the importance of our Jesuit Catholic identity and am honored to serve as Regis's first lay and first Latino president.

Salvador D. Aceves, Ed.D.
President Aceves in the Media
Aceves walking on the Northwest Denver campus
Main Hall on the Regis University Northwest Denver campus
the cupola of Main Hall on a sunny day on the Regis Northwest Denver campus
Salvador Aceves seated in an office
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