GREAT UNIVERSITIES STAY TRUE TO THEIR MISSION.
As a Catholic, Marianist university, we courageously embrace change. Yet our mission remains constant.
What does it mean to be a Catholic, Marianist university?
A 22-member Mission and Identity Task Force explored that question, with the goal of sparking campus dialogue and making recommendations for strengthening the University of Dayton's religious identity.
The task force has issued two draft reports that are serving as a springboard for a campus-wide conversation about our mission and identity. We invite you to join the conversation.
Sign up for one of six faculty and staff informal lunches in February and March. Read the reports, write down your suggestions and discuss your ideas with your colleagues over lunch.
Can't make lunch? Just click on "Give Feedback" and give us your thoughts.
WE DON'T HAVE AN IDENTITY CRISIS.
WE ARE MORE BOLDLY PROCLAIMING WHO WE ARE.
MISSION AND IDENTITY TASK FORCE ROSTER
Bro. Raymond Fitz, S.M.
Fr. James Fitz, S.M.
Common Language Committee
Bro. Raymond Fitz, S.M., Chair
Fr. Dave Fleming , S.M.
Fr. Joe Kozar, S.M.
Structures and Processes CommitteePaul Vanderburgh, Chair
Bro. Victor Forlani, S.M.
Fr. Chris Wittmann, S.M.
HERE'S SOME READING MATERIAL.
ARE WE STAYING THE COURSE?
For more than 160 years, the one change the University of Dayton refuses to make has always made the biggest difference.
We stay true to mission.
And we do that by periodically engaging in campus-wide conversations about how we're sustaining our mission and identity. We ask ourselves the tough question. How can we improve?
President Daniel J. Curran and the Mission and Identity Task Force want the feedback of faculty, staff and students on two draft reports, Articulating the Mission and Identity of the University of Dayton: Common Themes and Sustaining Our Mission and Identity. Other reading material is available that offers more background.
Take a few moments and read through the documents. Then reserve your spot at lunch or offer your written suggestions on the "Give Feedback" page.
WE'LL SPRING FOR LUNCH
IF YOU'LL GIVE US FOOD FOR THOUGHT.
We have completed the conversation luncheon sessions and felt they were very successful. We appreciate all those who participated in these luncheons and those who sent us your comments and suggestions for these important documents. Thank you.
WITH A COUPLE OF CLICKS,
WE CAN SHAPE OUR FUTURE.
The Mission and Identity Task Force wants candid feedback on two draft reports. The task force will then present recommendations for the next five years to the president, provost and vice president for mission and rector.
You can help strengthen the University's identity and further its mission. It's as simple as clicking on the feedback forms and jotting down your thoughts.