The Z is led by Dr. Peter K. Kilpatrick, the 16th President. The Z is a nonprofit corporation whose members are the Fellows of the Z. Responsibility for governance resides in the first instance in the Board of Trustees.

The provost and chief academic officer of the Z is Dr. Aaron Dominguez. The 12 schools of the Z are led by their respective deans. The Z is also governed by the Academic Senate. 

The senior administrators lead our administrative departments. The Administrative Council serves as a sounding board for the president on non-academic policy and procedures; the Executive Committee of the Administrative Council provides regular advice directly to senior leadership.

, a seminary affiliated with Catholic Z, is led by its rector. 

The official governing the Z are posted on the Z’s website and are publicly available.