With the fall academic term underway, President Eduardo Peñalver welcomes students, faculty and staff, speaks about SU’s special place in the higher education landscape and highlights the progress being made on the university’s strategic directions as well as the new leaders joining our academic community.
Seattle University is dedicated to educating the whole person, to professional formation, and to empowering leaders for a just and humane world.
Stephen Sundborg, S.J., retired in June 2021 after 24 years as Seattle U’s president. SU’s longest serving president, Father Steve—as he is fondly known—led the university through many of its most pivotal and defining moments of transformation and innovation.
Several with SU ties make Puget Sound Business Journal's annual list.
October 20, 2022
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Peñalver acknowledged that if you tracked the background of college presidents, the single most represented discipline would be law.
August 8, 2022
His first published paper was about Cuban revolutionary land law—the law which had disenfranchised his parents and grandparents.
February 3, 2022
John McWhorter's latest book relies on hollow caricatures of antiracist thinking, argues Seattle University President Eduardo Peñalver.
December 30, 2021
Story includes comments by Eduardo Peñalver, President of Seattle U and a property law scholar.
June 23, 2021
Read More about Supreme Court Rules Against Union Organizers’ Access to California Farms
Beginning this summer, three outstanding professors will join the faculty of the Seattle University School of Law, including President Eduardo Peñalver, his spouse, Sital Kalantry, and Carwina Weng.
June 22, 2021
Read More about School of Law Welcomes New Faculty, Including Our New President
Seattle U President Eduardo Peñalver penned an op-ed published in The Atlantic that argues overturning a 1975 California agricultural law could dramatically reduce what the federal government can do.
March 25, 2021
Read More about The Obscure Case That Could Blow Up American Civil-Rights and Consumer-Protection Laws