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

President April 11, 2019
President Spina at the Statehouse

President Eric F. Spina is expected to testify before the Ohio House Finance Subcommittee on Higher Education today in support of the Ohio College Opportunity Grant (OCOG).

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Faith/Mission March 29, 2019
Ro Nita Hawes-Saunders to Receive Honorary Doctorate

With approval of its board of trustees, the University of Dayton will bestow an honorary doctorate degree on Ro Nita Hawes-Saunders, CEO of the world-renowned Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, at spring commencement exercises Sunday, May 12, in the University of Dayton Arena.

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Business March 01, 2019
UD in the News Feb. 22-March 1

University of Dayton President Eric Spina sat down with WHIO-TV to discuss UD's future and theologian Sandra Yocum discussed the bishops meeting in Rome about the sex abuse crisis with national outlets Newsy and The Epoch Times. The Chronicle of Higher Education featured a UD program in a story about colleges incorporating mental health checkups into the curriculum.

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Faculty and Staff January 04, 2019
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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