St. Thomas 2025 Strategic Plan

Athletics Announcement: Tennis Programs

Board of Trustees Chairman Patrick G. Ryan, President Julie Sullivan, and Vice President and Director of Athletics Phil Esten shared the news that the men's and women's varsity tennis programs will be discontinued at the end of the academic year.
English professor Todd Lawrence, center, works to document and archive plywood boards salvaged from around the Twin Cities following this previous summer’s civil unrest, on January 25, 2021 in Northeast Minneapolis. The initiative, Save the Boards to Memorialize the Movement, includes a partnership with the University of St. Thomas Art History department.

Documenting Street Art, St. Thomas Researchers Better Understand Crisis

Street art painted on the sides of buildings or plywood-covered windows can help us understand the complexity of the dual pandemics of COVID-19 and systemic racism, reveals a mapping project spearheaded by St. Thomas faculty.
Ibram X. Kendi keynotes Equity in Action conference at St. Thomas

Equity in Action Keynote Speaker Motivates Attendees

The opposite of racist isn’t “not racist.” It is actively being an antiracist. That’s the message approximately 1,700 registered attendees of the Equity in Action: Cultivating Antiracist Universities conference heard weaved throughout the various workshops, breakout sessions and the riveting keynote address of guest speaker Professor Ibram X. Kendi, author of the bestseller How to Be An Antiracist.
Amy Levad instructing at Teach-in Tuesday.

Five Observations: Teach-in Tuesday on COVID-19 and Mass Incarceration

The U.S. leads the world in two categories: COVID-19 cases and incarceration. As we experience the collision of two pandemics – coronavirus and mass incarceration – theology professor Amy Levad says the results are disastrous.
President Julie Sullivan - State of the University
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St. Thomas 2025: New Priorities to Elevate Prominence

With the demographics of college-age students set to undergo radical shifts in the coming years, St. Thomas unveiled this week a bold five-year plan designed to propel the university into the country’s top echelon of Catholic higher ed institutions.
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St. Thomas Launches New Minnesota Institute for Trauma-Informed Education

Educating teachers to understand and address trauma triggered in the classroom is vital when it comes to nurturing a child’s ability to learn.   As a result, the School of Education and the Morrison Family C...