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Students October 11, 2019
University receives $6 million gift for Flyer Promise, experiential learning, faculty and staff entrepreneurship, athletics

A University of Dayton alumni couple has donated $6 million to fund a portion of the University’s flagship Flyer Promise scholarship program, support experiential learning opportunities, establish programs to foster a culture of faculty and staff entrepreneurship, and support athletics priorities.

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President September 27, 2019
University of Dayton establishes Roger Brown residency in social justice, writing, and sport; Selects Wil Haygood as inaugural resident

The University of Dayton today announced celebrated author Wil Haygood has been named to a new writer's residency honoring stand-out professional basketball player and former UD student Roger Brown, which will explore the intersection of sports and social justice. 

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Campus and Community September 27, 2019
UD in the news Sept. 14-27

Inside Higher Ed highlighted the University's transparent tuition plan in a special report. The Conversation featured articles by Shelley Inglis, Human Rights Center executive director, and Chun Zhang, assistant marketing professor. Al Jazeera English, BBC News Mundo, CTV in Canada and The Washington Post also sought faculty expertise to explain current events.

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President September 27, 2019
President Spina named to NCAA presidential forum

The Atlantic 10 Conference appointed University President Eric F. Spina to the NCAA Presidential Forum, the primary advisory entity to the NCAA Division I Board of Directors. Spina replaces Davidson President Carol Quillen, who represented the A-10 for the last four years.

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International March 15, 2019
UD in the News March 8-15

Four faculty published three pieces in The Conversation highlighting research and expertise on pregnancy discrimination, St. Patrick's Day and fake charities. Athletic Business published a piece by sports management expert Peter Titlebaum about Dayton's role in March Madness. Rob Durkle, dean of admission and financial aid, explained how to figure out college costs to CollegeXpress.

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Athletics November 09, 2017
Scholars and Athletes

The University of Dayton leads all Ohio Division I universities and ranks 36th nationally for graduating student-athletes, according to the latest NCAA Graduation Success Rate figures released Nov. 8.

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Athletics May 18, 2017
A New Challenge

Beth Keyes, vice president for facilities and campus operations for the University of Dayton, has announced she plans to retire after a nearly 30-year career that has touched every aspect of the physical campus.

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Athletics May 11, 2017
A Historic Transformation

The University of Dayton is embarking on a $72 million renovation of its arena. The transformation of University of Dayton Arena will occur in three phases from 2017 to 2019.

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Humanities and Social Sciences November 17, 2016
Good Students AND Athletes

The NCAA Graduation Success Rate (GSR) report on Division I student-athletes released Nov. 15 places the University of Dayton among the top schools in graduating its student-athletes. Dayton's GSR of 95 in this year's report ranks the University tied for 26th in the nation.

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Athletics September 23, 2016
A Commitment to Diversity

University of Dayton President Eric F. Spina is among the university leaders nationwide who have signed the NCAA?s diversity and inclusion pledge rolled out this week, affirming a commitment to ethnic, racial and gender diversity in the hiring process for athletics.

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