B.A., Walsh University; M.A., University of Detroit; Post-Graduate work at Cornell and Kent State University
Richard Jusseaume served as Walsh University's sixth president from 2001-2019.
Under his guidance, Walsh has experienced phenomenal growth in almost every facet of its operations including enrollment, academic programming, faculty and staff, financial resources and physical facilities. In total, he has spent five decades at Walsh in various roles including student, Dean of Students, Board of Directors member, and ultimately as President. He began his career as an educator for 17 years before transitioning into corporate leadership at Graphic Enterprises Inc. He led Graphic Enterprises for another 17 years before returning to Walsh where he served as President until his retirement in 2019.