Jefferson Huang, Ph.D., is the inaugural president of The St. Paul’s Schools, which includes St. Paul’s Pre and Lower School, St. Paul’s School, and St. Paul’s School for Girls. Backed by a unified Board of Trustees, Dr. Huang provides strategic and operational oversight to ensure that St. Paul’s students of all ages benefit from learning in a small-school setting with the opportunities that a large, interconnected campus can provide.
Prior to joining St. Paul’s, Dr. Huang was Vice President at Claremont McKenna College, where he served for 24 years in roles of increasing responsibility centered around Student Affairs and Admissions. Early in his career, he was associate dean of students at Bard College in New York. Dr. Huang is a scholar of Philosophy who has taught many courses and researches and writes on ethics and technology among other issues. He completed his Ph.D in Philosophy at The Claremont Graduate University, as well as a B.A. and M.A. of Philosophy at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York.
Jeff and his wife, Catie Huang, have two children: Abby and Topher. When his children attended Saint Mark's Episcopal School in Upland, California, Jeff served as chair of the school’s board.