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Office of the President

A President For The Common Good

Eric F. Spina became the University of Dayton's 19th president on July 1, 2016. Under his leadership the University has eclipsed records, attracting the most diverse and academically gifted undergraduate classes in UD's history and recording new highs in sponsored research. Last year, the University conducted a record $170 million in sponsored research and was No. 1 in the nation for federally sponsored materials R&D.
Facts & Figures

$170 million

in sponsored research for fiscal year 2020.

Top 20

Coolest School by Sierra magazine for displaying a deep commitment to protecting the environment.

Recent Blog Posts
President 09.14.20
What's in a Name?

Exactly one century ago, the University of Dayton placed a stake in the ground, forever connecting ourselves in name and spirit with the city of Dayton.

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President 08.31.20
Silver Linings

I flipped the script at a two-day virtual retreat with administrative leaders a couple weeks before the start of the semester and asked them to reflect on the unexpected silver linings of the pandemic.

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President 08.22.20
The Hope of Your Generation

The Class of 2024 has already learned lessons of sacrifice and community. They’re navigating the unknown and finding their voices. In my welcome at the New Student Convocation, I called this class the hope of our generation — and our world.

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CONTACT

Office of the President

St. Mary's Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 1624
937-229-4122

At A Glance

1850

Founded by the Society of Mary in 1850, the University of Dayton is a top-tier Catholic research university.