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Central Catholic names UP alumnus as new president
Colin McGinty, named the new president of Central Catholic, comes to the Portland high school from the University of Portland, where he spent the past 15 years.
Colin McGinty, named the new president of Central Catholic, comes to the Portland high school from the University of Portland, where he spent the past 15 years.

Central Catholic High School has hired Colin McGinty as its new president. He was appointed to the position by Archbishop Alexander Sample and will assume the role July 1. 

A native of California’s Bay Area, McGinty comes to Central Catholic from the University of Portland, where he spent the past 15 years. While there, he held multiple roles focused on resource development for financial aid, program support and capital projects. Most recently, he served as the associate athletic director of development, where he was responsible for leading all fundraising initiatives supporting U.P. athletics — prospecting, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding donors on special and capital projects. 

McGinty received a bachelor’s degree in sociology from U.P. in 1999 and completed a master’s in business administration there in 2007. He met his wife, Robbie, while at the North Portland university during their undergraduate years. They have two children, Liam, 9, and Rory, 2. 

“Catholic education has played an enormous role in my life,” said McGinty. “I have experienced firsthand the impact it serves during formative years of a young person’s life. Central Catholic High School is a special school and tight-knit community, which is made evident by the incredible pride its alumni share. 

“The commitment the school’s faculty and staff have to the development of the students is inspiring,” he continued. “I am honored to have the opportunity to be a part of such an amazing school and community.” 

Current Central Catholic president, Tony Leineweber, expressed excitement over the hiring. McGinty “brings to the school critically useful experience and education in the financial and fundraising aspects of what the position requires for success,” said Leineweber, class of 1962. “He has proven abilities and fresh insights with 21st-century relevance to lead Central Catholic in its commitment to provide a Catholic education to its students to prepare them for college and life.”

Leineweber announced in November 2016 that he would re-retire at the end of this school year. He came out of retirement to take on the role of president in August 2015. During his time at Central Catholic, he has refocused the school’s efforts on growing its endowment to $25 million by the year 2020. 

 







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