President's Office

Father Dennis Dease, second from right, receives the Rev. Theodore Hesburgh Award from the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities. To Dease’s left are Monsignor Franklyn Casale, president of St. Thomas University in Miami, and Michael Galligan-Stierle, president of the ACCU. On the right is Thomas Mengler, president of St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, new board chair of the ACCU and former University of St. Thomas School of Law dean.

President Emeritus Father Dennis Dease Receives National Award

Father Dennis Dease, president emeritus of St. Thomas, has received the Rev. Theodore Hesburgh Award, named after the late University of Notre Dame president, for “outstanding contributions to Catholic higher education,” from the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities.
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Welcome to the New Academic Year From President Sullivan

This year at St. Thomas we are welcoming 1,397 new first-year, bachelor’s degree students, 242 new transfer students, 107 new Dougherty Family College students, 200 new law students and we are still counting our new students in our other graduate programs. We also offer a hearty welcome to our 155 new international students (undergraduate and graduate).