From the President...
Fr. Engh Stands with Salvadorans: "I stand on the side of aiding humanity."
Read Fr. Engh's statement on changes to Temporary Protected Status for Salvadorans.
President Michael Engh, S.J. signs statement in support of the DACA Program
Fr. Engh joins college and university presidents across the country in a statement to our country's leaders to support Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and undocumented immigrant students.
Fr. Engh opens Campus Sexual Assault Symposium
Santa Clara University hosts symposium of speakers including actress Sharon Stone, Congresswoman Jackie Speier, and District Attorney Jeff Rosen.
Fr. Engh sends a message of support and encouragement to students, faculty and staff in an uneasy time.
"This long tradition of solidarity – our legacy of accompanying “the other” – provides a framework in which I view how we cope with the fears that have grown since the national elections." Read the full message.
Post-Election Message from the President
"I encourage you to initiate or participate in such conversations and express the strong values we hold as a Jesuit university, ideals that include solidarity with the most vulnerable in society, respect for differences, justice, fairness, and compassion." Read his full message.
Fr. Engh responds to acts of discrimination
In response to offensive graffiti found on campus, Fr. Engh sends a message denouncing "such actions that violate our value of solidarity with all persons, based on our shared humanity, and, I should add, as children of a loving God." Read his full message.
In his message to the University, Fr. Engh invites the community to pray for victims of violence and attend guided Ignatian Examen.
"While these days of violence have brought on immense grief and despair, we as a society are capable of working with, rather than against, one another to overcome injustices and live together in community. To make this a reality, it takes personal reflection, communal dialogue, and actions, both big and small, that bring peace and justice." Read the full message.
Read President Michael Engh, S.J.'s message of support and sympathy for the victims of the Orlando shootings.
Read the full message here.
Homelessness an issue of social justice and fiscal responsibility
In an opinion piece for the San Jose Mercury News, President Michael Engh, S.J. and Trustee John A. Sobrato make a case that ending homelessness is a social justice issue. Read the opinion piece here.
Michael Engh, S.J. recalls Nostra Aetate amid troubling times
"At this moment we need to join in solidarity with men and women of good will who are motivated by a diversity of religious and philosophical commitments." Read the full message.
President Michael Engh, S.J. announces new majors and a Blue Ribbon Commission on diversity and inclusion
In his annual State of the University address, Fr. Engh highlights several University achievements and reflects on "where we wish to be" on matters of diversity and inclusion.