Episode 26: Dr. Paul Hennigan

Reflections of Leadership

Join us in studio with Dr. Paul Hennigan, President of Point Park University, to reflect upon a lifetime of Leadership, Courage, Advice for Students, and perhaps a peek into songs that are on his playlist.

We want to wish all the best to Dr. Hennigan, his wife Colleen, and their two children as they embark upon the many new and exciting opportunities ahead.

Dr. Hennigan Biography

Dr. Paul Hennigan became president of Point Park University in September 2006. Prior to assuming this role, he served as the University’s vice president for finance and operations since 2000 and was named acting president in January 2006 before becoming president.

Before joining Point Park University, Hennigan was chief financial officer for the City of Pittsburgh from 1994-1999 where he reported directly to the mayor. He was responsible for the development and execution of the city’s operating and capital budgets, as well as short- and long-term financings; collection of all taxes; investment and management of all operating and capital funds; and executive management of the city’s pension fund.

Dr. Hennigan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. He earned a Doctor of Education degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

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