Rev. Frederick Zagone, S.J. Rev. Frederick Zagone, S.J., is Marquette University’s acting vice president for mission and ministry.

Father Zagone began his tenure at Marquette in 1998 as director of development for the Raynor Library. In 2002 he was appointed assistant to the vice president for University Advancement, a position he held until moving to the Office of Mission and Ministry in 2018. In addition to fundraising activities, his many responsibilities included being chaplain to the National Alumni Association, the Association of Marquette University Women, the Marquette Parents and Friends Leadership Council, the Friends of the Haggerty Museum, and the Women’s Council.

Father Zagone is a hall minister for Humphrey Hall and serves as “minister” (business manager) of the Jesuit Community’s Dr. E. J. O’Brien Jesuit Residence. He often celebrates Mass in St. Joan of Arc Chapel, Church of the Gesu, and assists at several Milwaukee East Side parishes.

Father Zagone is originally from the south suburbs of Chicago, though his family had a summer home in Delavan, Wisconsin, so he is very familiar with the state. He holds degrees from the University of San Francisco, Loyola University Chicago, and the Weston School of Theology (now part of Boston College). Before coming to Marquette, he held positions at Loyola, Xavier University and The University of Scranton, where he later served on the board of trustees.