Before his service at Mount Aloysius College, John McKeegan was Vice President for Institutional Advancement and General Counsel at Linfield University in McMinnville, Oregon, and held leadership positions there since 2010.
At Linfield, he coordinated fundraising activities, handled communications to internal and external constituencies, and led alumni, parent and community engagement. Among the highlights of his service was the announcement of the largest gift in Linfield’s history, a $10M campaign commitment. McKeegan joined Linfield in 2010 as advisor to the president and general counsel and was named a vice president in 2013. Prior to that he practiced law in Oregon and Arizona.
Born and raised in Pennsylvania, he began his legal career in Arizona before moving to McMinnville in 1998. He and his wife, Theresa, are volunteers with a number of community organizations.
McKeegan earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, with Honors in English, from Bucknell University, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Notre Dame. He attended the Harvard University Graduate School of Education Institute for Educational Management and has presented at the CIC’s Chief Academic Officer Institute.