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  • Board of Trustees Summary, June 5, 2015

    Last week the Board of Trustees convened for their Spring meeting, at which Bob Finocchio concluded his term as chair and Paul Gentzkow was elected as the new board chair. I am pleased that Bob will continue to serve as a member of the board, and I look forward to working with Paul in his new leadership role.

  • State of the University, 2015

    The State of the University will be held on Thursday, February 19, at 4:00 p.m. in Mayer Theatre, a new venue from recent years.

  • Transportation Op. Ed.

    In an opinion piece for the Mercury News, Fr. Michael Engh and Emmet Carson, CEO of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, argue for traffic relief, better transit service, and rebuilding broken-down roads.

  • Homelessness

    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.

  • Mass of the Holy Spirit, 2016

    The Santa Clara University community will gather for the Mass of the Holy Spirit, a centuries-old tradition in Catholic colleges and universities, on September 28, 2016.

    The Santa Clara University community will gather for the Mass of the Holy Spirit, a centuries-old tradition in Catholic colleges and universities.

  • Dallas Aftermath

    "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."

  • Board of Trustees Highlights

    At the Board of Trustees meeting on February 12, 2016, the Board approved two new majors, the conferral of degrees on candidates for spring 2016, and a budget that allowed for a 3% merit increase for faculty and staff, and a modest increase of 4% for tuition, room and board.

  • Message about Paris Attacks

    We shall hold a prayer service on Monday, November 16, at 5:00 p.m. in front of the Mission Church to honor those who have died and all who have been affected by this tragedy.

  • Convocation 2016

    Convocation for the 2016-2017 academic year will be held on Thursday, September 15, at 4:00 p.m. in Mayer Theatre This is our first community event ushering in the new academic year before our students arrive on campus.

  • Convocation 2015

    Convocation for the 2015-2016 academic year will be held on Tuesday, September 15, at 4:00 p.m. This is our first community event ushering in the new academic year before our students arrive on campus.

  • Staff Recognition Event Held June 16, 2015

    I wish to acknowledge several staff who were recognized at the 28th Annual Staff Recognition Event on June 16. The annual event is an opportunity to acknowledge the special contributions and dedication of the staff to their divisions and to the University.