New Athletics Conference

The below stories detail St. Thomas’ journey to find a new athletics conference following its involuntary removal from the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) in May 2019. These stories appear in chronological order, from newest to oldest.

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.

Varsity Tennis Announcement FAQ

The University of St. Thomas announced today it will discontinue its varsity men’s and women’s tennis programs, effective at the end of the 2020-21 academic year. Here’s more background on what led to the decision and what it means for 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.

President Julie Sullivan and Dr. Yohuru Williams Named to TCB100 List

Twin Cities Business magazine recognized President Julie Sullivan and Distinguished University Chair, Professor and Founding Director of the Racial Justice Initiative Yohuru Williams on its “TCB100: The People to Know in 2021” list at a virtual ceremony last night.

Celebrating Past, Looking to Future Themes of 2020 State of the University Address

News of a $20 million scholarship gift, and the announcement that St. Thomas will adopt a test-optional policy both drew applause at the O’Shaughnessy Educational Center auditorium Thursday as President Julie Sullivan delivered the 2020 State of the University address.
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