About explore

explore is published once per year by the Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education at:

Santa Clara University
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053-0452
408-554-6917 (tel) 408-551-7175 (fax)

Vision Statement
The Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education will be recognized throughout Silicon Valley as providing leadership for the integration of faith, justice, and the intellectual life.

Mission Statement
The Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education promotes and enhances the distinctively Jesuit, Catholic tradition at Santa Clara University, with a view to serving students, faculty, staff, and through them the larger community, both local and global.

Santa Clara University, a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located 40 miles south of San Francisco in California’s Silicon Valley, offers its more than 8,000 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, theology, business, and engineering, plus master’s and law degrees and engineering Ph.D.s. Distinguished nationally by one of the highest graduation rates among all U.S. master’s universities, California’s oldest operating higher-education institution demonstrates faith-inspired values of ethics and social justice.

Executive Director
Michael C. McCarthy, S.J.

Director of Institutes and Spirituality
Theresa A. Ladrigan-Whelpley

Managing Editor
Elizabeth Kelley Gillogly ’93

Amy Kremer Gomersall ’88

The views expressed in explore do not necessarily represent the views of the Center. We welcome your comments.

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