Chris Farrell Named President of Paramus Catholic

Paramus, NJ. Following an extensive search process, the Archdiocese of Newark has announced that Chris Farrell has been named President of Paramus Catholic High School, effective July 1, 2024.

Mr. Farrell will join longstanding administrator and Principal, Dr. Stephanie Macaluso, at the helm of Paramus Catholic High School, one of the largest regional Catholic high schools in New Jersey.

“I am honored to join this prestigious Catholic institution”, states Mr. Farrell, “and excited to work in partnership alongside Dr. Macaluso, the administration, faculty and staff”.

Mr. Farrell brings a lifelong focus on building relationships in diverse educational advancement venues, alumni programs, and healthcare philanthropy. He earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications from Fordham University and has held successful leadership positions in secondary and higher education institutions at Essex Catholic High School, Bergen Catholic High School, Iona Preparatory School and most recently at Seton Hall University, to name a few.

“With Mr. Farrell’s acumen in institutional advancement and development and Dr. Macaluso’s expertise in educational leadership, Paramus Catholic will have a dynamic president and principal leading the way forward”, states Barbara Dolan, Superintendent of Schools for the Archdiocese. “We are grateful for the community of faith here and their commitment to Catholic education.”

"It is with immense joy that I extend a heartfelt welcome to our new Paramus Catholic President, Chris Farrell,” exclaims Dr. Macaluso. “Together, along with the PC family, I am certain that we will make Paramus Catholic an even stronger, more successful Catholic high school".