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News releases older than 2015 can be found at the University's eCommons site.

Faculty and Staff December 04, 2018
Events to Celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: 'Shape the Future by Building Place for All'

Beverly Daniel Tatum, author of Assimilation Blues: Black Families in a White Community; Can We Talk About Race? and Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations about Race, will deliver the keynote address at the University of Dayton's annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, in the Kennedy Union ballroom.

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President December 03, 2018
UD President Joins National Committee to Expand College Access

University of Dayton President Eric F. Spina has joined the national steering committee of the American Talent Initiative, a growing alliance of colleges and universities dedicated to substantially expanding opportunity and access for low- and moderate-income students.

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President October 30, 2018
Dan Curran: Grateful for the Gift of Life

In a hilarious moment at a celebration dinner on campus more than two years ago, outgoing University of Dayton president Dan Curran poked fun at himself when he discovered a disturbing fact while perusing the wall of presidential portraits in St. Mary’s Hall.

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International October 26, 2018
UD in the News Oct. 19-26

Three religious studies faculty contributed think-pieces for national news outlets The Conversation and Catholic News Service. Meghan Henning explained 'Why the Christian Idea of Hell No Longer Persuades People to Care for the Poor' in The Conversation and Cecilia Moore discussed Black Catholic History Month and Jana Bennett wrote about 'Being Catholic Online — Problems and Possibilities' for Catholic News Service.

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President October 22, 2018
Extending Success

In recognition of his success in moving the University forward, the University of Dayton Board of Trustees has approved a new five-year contract for President Eric F. Spina that will extend his term as president to eight years through June 2024.

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Students September 21, 2018
UD in the News Sept. 7-21

From Sept. 7 when it was announced the University of Dayton would host the first 2018 Ohio gubernatorial debate through Sept. 21, the University of Dayton received mentions in thousands of stories nationwide.

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Sustainability August 31, 2018
UD in the News Aug. 24-31

Media around the world sought theologians Sandra Yocum and Dennis Doyle to explain the latest sex abuse revelations in the Roman Catholic Church. This week, they gave interviews to Sputnik Radio, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Associated Press and Agence France-Presse.

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President August 06, 2018
New Board Members

The University of Dayton has named executives from the education, business, health care and media sectors, along with three Marianist leaders, to its board of trustees. The 10 new trustees will serve three-year terms; the 2018-19 board will have 34 members in all, including ex officio trustees.

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Service July 27, 2018
For the Common Good

The Marianist Province of the United States is making a $1.5 million gift to elevate the present Father William J. Ferree Professor of Social Justice to an endowed chair and place an enduring stamp of Catholic Social Thought and Marianist character on the academic life of the University of Dayton.

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President June 12, 2018
A New Phase

The planning process for the redevelopment of the former Montgomery County fairgrounds has entered a new phase.

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