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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 $195 million in sponsored research and was No. 1 in the nation for federally sponsored materials R&D.
Facts & Figures

$195 million

in sponsored research for fiscal year 2021.

In Demand

97% of 2021 graduates report being employed, in graduate school or in a full-time service program within six months of graduation.

Recent Blog Posts
11.22.22

"I'm so grateful for the gifts each of you brings to our campus as we strive to be a University that welcomes all around the table," University of Dayton President Eric Spina wrote in his Thanksgiving message to the campus community.

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President 11.15.22

During Sunday’s scholarship brunch, I marveled at Daisha Williams' poise, confidence — and ease in articulating why investing in students pays dividends.  

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President 11.09.22

If I’m wearing a Dayton Flyers baseball cap in Santa Fe, New Mexico, or Pittsburgh or even Bryce Canyon National Park, someone invariably will smile and yell, "Go, Flyers!"  

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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.