Blogs

Blogs Archive
President October 15, 2018
All About Mary
The Marian Library attracts scholars and the curious, Mary aficionados and pop culture lovers. It’s a treasure trove of all things Mary.
Read More
President October 01, 2018
Here Comes the Sun...
When I climbed up on the roof of Fitz Hall this spring to observe the installation of solar panels, I caught a glimpse of a bright future.
Read More
President September 24, 2018
Roesch Refresh
Roesch Library has always had personality, some might even say a bit of an attitude. After taking a sneak peek at the second-floor makeover, part of a $10.7 million modernization that will wrap up next August, I predict “Club Roesch” — as students lovingly call it — will be one of the coolest university libraries around.
Read More
President September 14, 2018
Great Joy. Great Purpose. Great Struggle.
University of Dayton President Eric F. Spina warmly welcomed faculty and staff to a new academic year, focusing his annual address around three short phrases: Great Joy. Great Purpose. Great Struggle.
Read More
President September 11, 2018
A Summer to Remember
It's not hard to spot University of Dayton students, even if their T-shirts don’t sport our ever-present logo. They carry their passion like a calling card.
Read More
President September 08, 2018
That's Passion
These University of Dayton alumni excel and inspire. Meet the 2018 award winners.
Read More
President August 22, 2018
Renewed Journey of Faith
In a message to students, faculty, and staff on the first day of the fall semester, I offer a heartfelt welcome and ask us to be "the best community members we can be."
Read More
President August 20, 2018
Great Joy, Great Blessing
One by one, members of the President’s Council placed an artifact representing either a favorite part of their job or their philosophy of leadership into the center of the room at the Spiritual Center of Maria Stein.
Read More
President August 13, 2018
Welcome to the Neighborhood, Adèle!
Although the Adèle Center still needed some finishing touches when I toured it a few weeks ago, it’s not going to take long for the new kid on the block to gain respect as it welcomes its first student residents this week.
Read More
President August 06, 2018
Our Home is an R&D Powerhouse
“Alex, I’ll take research powerhouses for $200.” Not only could I ace this category on “Jeopardy!” but I could also draw well-deserved attention to the University of Dayton Research Institute, whose growth has helped propel UD to a record $150 million in annual sponsored research and impressive research rankings.
Read More