Dr. James Hickey
Dr. James Hickey (Triangle Society) was initiated into the Zeta Alpha Chapter at Wagner College where he served as Prytanis, Hegemon, and Histor. A graduate of TKE Leadership Academy IV, Frater Hickey was named a “Top Teke” in 1993 and is the 1994 recipient of the Ronald Reagan Leadership Award from the TKE Educational Foundation.
A Life Loyal Teke, Dr. Hickey served as the Zeta Alpha Board of Advisors Chairman and was President of the Zeta Alpha Alumni Association. Over the years, he has attended numerous Conclaves and Regional Leadership Conferences. In the mid 1990’s Frater Jim was appointed a Rush Coach by Past Grand Prytanis Thomas Caster and visited chapters in throughout the Northeast. He has served on the TKE Education Committee, co-chaired the TKE Educational Foundation’s Leadership Academy Campaign, was named a Volunteer of the Month in 2009, was a facilitator for Leadership Academy XXIV in 2010, and a guest speaker at Leadership Academy XXXI in 2017, and is Honorary Chairman of the Better Men for a Better World Courtyard Campaign.
Dr. Hickey holds a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Administration, and Policy from Fordham University’s Graduate School of Education. Recognized in 2009 as the New Jersey Principal of the Year for transforming a high school under No Child Left Behind, Dr. Hickey was formerly Principal of Old Bridge High School in Matawan, New Jersey, one of the largest public high schools in the nation. Frater Jim is currently the Headmaster of Austin Preparatory School, an independent day school in Reading, MA.
A life-long donor to the TKE Educational Foundation, Frater Jim is a proud husband and dad of four – three of whom are destined to become Tekes!