Thousands of St. Thomas community members gathered in the Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex fieldhouse on Wednesday, signaling with their overwhelming presence that St. Thomas is ready for change.
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.
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.
For the past several years, faculty and staff at St. Thomas have studied how we can develop a more comprehensive and integrated approach to health care education. Last May, the Board of Trustees endorsed a plan to advance a new College of Health at St. Thomas as part of this plan.
In many conversations with students, staff and faculty throughout the past year, it has become increasingly apparent that we must quickly and thoughtfully address the growing mental health and wellness needs of...
The University of St. Thomas has elected three new members to its Board of Trustees. The Honorable Wilhelmina “Mimi” Wright, U.S. District Court judge; Jodeen Kozlak ’85, founder and CEO at Kozlak Capital Partners, LLC; and Archie Black, president and CEO at SPS Commerce, are the new members.
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.
St. Thomas President Julie Sullivan will hold office hours 2-4 p.m. in St. Paul on Tuesday, Dec. 12, in Room 100, Aquinas Hall, and in Minneapolis 2-4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, in Room 289, Terrence Murphy Hall.
The president’s brown bag on Wednesday addressed philanthropy and alumni engagement, with Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations Erik Thurman speaking on “Harnessing the Power of Philanthropy and the Tommie Network.”