President Julie Sullivan invites the St. Thomas community a campus-wide meeting on Oct. 31 at 1 p.m. as a kickoff to the university’s commitment to action and is a critical step in boldly addressing systemic racism and hate in our community.
In accordance with our University of St. Thomas mission of advancing the common good and convictions of dignity and diversity, we seek to create and sustain a diverse, equitable and inclusive community. As such, the university is committed to this Action Plan to Combat Racism.
Faculty and staff members of the St. Thomas Anti-Racism Coalition have sent a letter to President Julie Sullivan and the Newsroom calling for systemic change in response to the ongoing challenges our community faces. The president, provost, and entire university leadership team is committed to undertaking the short-term and long-term work needs to ensure this moment is a meaningful inflection point in stepping up our efforts to create and sustain a diverse and inclusive community that lives our fundamental value of respecting and promoting the human dignity of all.
Eleven St. Thomas students representing eight commitments attended the Clinton Global Initiative University Oct. 19-21 in Chicago.
On Oct. 19, we were deeply saddened to learn of a bias-motivated incident in Brady Hall. It is a blatant disregard for our university commitment to be welcoming and inclusive and our conviction to diversity. The university is actively investigating the incident and calls on anyone who may have knowledge of the situation to come forward.
Spend even a little bit of time on St. Thomas' campus and you'll know art is important here. And the secret's out: St. Thomas was recently ranked #2 for art history programs in the Midwest, a fact that highlights the central place art holds for the university in general.
Longtime civil rights leader and successful businessman Vernon Jordan visited Dougherty Family College on Monday to speak with first-year students.
The Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) selected School of Social Work associate professor Katharine Hill to receive funding to host a CEEP fellow this year.
The first-year class maintains St. Thomas’ recent record-setting academic profile, with an average high school GPA of 3.6 and a mid-50th percentile ACT range of 24-29.
As the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have continued to unfold in recent weeks, St. Thomas faculty have made substantial contributions to the public discussion.
Thanks to two pioneering individuals with St. Thomas ties and a group of dedicated colleagues, the 2,500-year-old practice of mindfulness is spreading across the University of St. Thomas.
While the student traffic across Summit Avenue is much lighter, things are far from quiet on the St. Thomas campus over the summer months. Dozens of Tommies - 44, to be exact - are spending their summer working full-time on research thanks to funding from St. Thomas grants, including Young Scholars, Community-based Research and Sustainability Scholars.