Leadership and Governance

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Rev. Fr Dionysius Vaz, SJ

Provincial, Karnataka Jesuit Province
President, Mangalore Jesuit Educational Society (MJES)
Chancellor, St Aloysius (Deemed to be University)



  • Primary and secondary education at St Aloysius College Institutions from 1969 to 1981.
  • Graduated in Science from the college in 1997.
  • Obtained M.A. in Sociology.
  • Joined the Society of Jesus in 1981.
  • Philosophy Studies from JDV, Poona
  • Theology Studies at Vidyajyothi, Delhi.
  • Ordained a Priest on April 14, 1997.

Positions held:

  • Rector of St Aloysius Institutions and Vice-President of Mangalore Jesuit Educational Society - MJES from May 2016-August 2020.
  • Former Head of the Jesuit Mission in Vijayapura, North Karnataka and Mission Superior from 2011 to 2016.
  • Former Novice Master at Mount St Joseph for seven years from 2004-2011
  • Pursued Pastoral Counseling at Loyola University, Maryland, USA from 2000-2002
  • Designated Vocation Promoter and Director at Loyola prenovitiate from 1996-1999
Rev. Fr Melwin Joseph Pinto, SJ
Rector, St Aloysius Institutions
Vice President, Mangalore Jesuit Educational Society - MJES
Pro-Chancellor, St Aloysius (Deemed to be University)

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  • Primary and Secondary Education at St Aloysius College Institutions.
  • Graduated in Arts from the St Aloysius College.
  • Obtained M.A. in English.
  • Obtained Master of Education (M.Ed.)
  • Diploma in Psychology and Counselling
  • Diploma in School Administration.
  • Joined the Society of Jesus in 1981.
  • Ordained a Priest on April 14, 1997.

Positions held:

  • Superior of Vidyaniketan, Jesuit Study Home, Dharwad till August 2020.
  • Superior of South Indian Common Jesuit Juniorate, Trivandrum in May 2019.
  • Superior and Director of Fathima Retreat House, Valencia, Mangaluru from May 2017-May 2019.
  • Secection Head, English Desk for Asia and Indian Languages, at Vatican Communications & Radio, Rome from February 2012-April 2017.
  • Principal, St Joseph's PU College, Hassan from 2011-2012.
  • Headmaster, St Aloysius High School, Mangaluru from 2007-2011.
  • Principal, St Joseph's Indian Composite PU College, Bengaluru from 1999-2007
  • Headmaster, St Joseph's High School, Hassan from 1988-1999
  • Headmaster, St Joseph's Primary School, Hassan from 1996-1997
Rev. Dr Praveen Martis, SJ
Vice Chancellor 


  • Born on 20 May, 1974 in Shankerpura of Udupi District
  • Early education at St John’s Educational Institutions, Shankerpura
  • Pre-University from St Mary’sPU College, Shirva,
  • B Sc from St Aloysius College, Mangalore.
  • Masters in Chemistry from St Joseph’s College, Bangalore.
  • PhD from the department of Chemistry and electrochemistry of surfaces, University of Namur for his thesis: Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes Decorated with Metal Nanocrystals and Incorporated into Metal Matrices.
  • He has more than 15 publications in very reputed International Journals with high impact factor.
    1.    Maharaja’s College, Cochin, Kerala 
    2.    Gayathri College of Science and Management, Shreekakulam, A.P. 
    3.    Dhamdhama Anchalic College, Assam 
    4.    Government College, Barmer, Rajasthan 


Positions held:

  • Vice Chancellor of St Aloysius (Deemed to be University), Mangaluru since March 2024.
  • Vice Principal, Campus Minister and Director of DDU Kaushal Kendra
  • Rector and Principal of St Joseph’s Autonomous College, Bengaluru
  • Director of Post Graduate studies and research at St Joseph’s, Bengaluru
  • Lecturer in Chemistry in 2007 at St Joseph’s Bengaluru.
  • Correspondent and student counselor at St Joseph’s Evening College, Bengaluru.
Rev. Dr Melwyn D'Cunha, SJ
Pro-Vice Chancellor, St Aloysius (Deemed to be University)
Teaching Experience:
Rev. Fr Vishwas Misquith, SJ
Finance Officer

Rev. Fr Fr Vishwas Misquith, SJ is the Finance Officer of St Aloysius (Deemed to be University). 

Positions held:
Dr Alwyn D'Sa
(Registrar, St Aloysius College (Autonomous)
Dr Alwyn D'Sa, Associate Professor of English is the Registrar and Controller of Examinations of St Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangalore.
  • MA - English: Mangalore University. (1991)
  • PhD: English- American Nature Writing – KSOU, Mysore.
  • PGCTE : (Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching English): EFLU, Hyderabad
  • Certificate in Media Education: Christu Jayanthi College, Bangalore
  • Certificate in Creative Writing: CCSC- Whitefield, Bangalore     
  • Certificate Course in NLP- Unleash Your Latent Power- Nova Training and Counseling Centre, Bangalore

Teaching Experience:

  • 28 years of teaching English Language and Literature to undergraduate students.
  • 9 years of teaching the Post Graduate Students with specialization in American Literature, English Language Teaching, Writing for the Media & Twentieth Century English Literature.
  • 10 years of teaching experience to PG students of Karnataka State Open University during their contact programmes in Mangalore.
Dr Ronald Nazareth
(Registrar, St Aloysius (Deemed to be University)
Dr Ronald Nazareth, Associate Professor of Chemistry is the Registrar of St Aloysius (Deemed to be University), Mangalore.

Teaching Experience:

Dr Arati Shanbhag
(Controller of Examinations, St Aloysius (Deemed to be University)
  • M.Phil, (Marketing) – Mangalore University, Mangalagangotri, Mangalore, December 2010.
  • M.Com, (Cost Accounting) – Kittur Rani Chennamma University, Belgaum, May 2005.
  • Diploma in Investment Management (General Management) – St. Aloysius Evening College, April 2017.
  • Ph.D. from Mangalore University - 2022

Teaching Experience: 

Rev. Dr Leo D'Souza SJ
(Laboratory of Applied Biology)
Rev. Dr Melwyn Pinto SJ
(Director, AIMIT)
Dr Charles V Furtado
(Admin Block)
Dr Dennis Fernandes
(Arrupe Block)
Dr Narayana Bhat
(Xavier Block)
Dr Ronald Nazareth
(LCRI Block)
Dr Loveena Lobo
(Maffei Block)
Dr Manoher V Serrao
(Co-ordinator, Evening Programmes)
Rev. Dr Melwyn DCunha, SJ
Pro-Vice Chancellor
Director, Gents Hostel)
Rev. Fr W. Marcel RodriguesSJ
(Director, Radio Sarang 107.8 FM
Director, PG Ladies Hostel)
Rev. Fr Anthony Derrick SJ
(Director, UG Ladies Hostel)
Rev. Fr 
(AIMIT Hostel)



Dr Aruna Kalkur T

Professor & Dean, Faculty of Physical Sciences

Dr Hemachandra

Professor & Dean, Faculty of Biological Sciences

Dr Manual Tauro

Professor & Dean, Faculty of Commerce

Dr Ravindra Swamy

Associate Professor & Dean, Faculty of Computer Applications and Animation

Dr Mamatha

Associate Professor & Dean, Faculty of Business Administration

Dr Rose Veera D’Souza

Professor & Dean, Faculty of Humanities

Dr Adarsha Gowda

Dean, Entrepreneurship, Consultancy & Innovation 

Dr Ishwara Bhat S

Professor & Dean, Student Welfare

Dr Ratan T. Mohunta

Professor & Dean, Research Capacity Building

Mr Chethan Shettigar

Assistant Professor & Dean, B.Voc. Studies

Dr P.P. Sajimon

Assistant Professor & Dean, PG Studies (SAC Campus)

Dr Dinesh Nayak

Assistant Professor & Dean, Human Resources

Dr Rajani Suresh

Assistant Professor & Dean, MBA

Dr Hemalatha N.

Assistant Professor & Dean, MCA

Dr Ronald Nazareth

Associate Professor & Dean, International & Domestic Relations

Ms Flona Soans

Dean, Training & Placement

Ms Jennifer Ida Mascarenhas

Dean, Extension Services

Ms Shilpa DSouza

Dean, Public Relations


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