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.
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.
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Eduardo Peñalver, who will take Seattle U helm next year, says virtual classrooms won’t replace the residential educational experience.
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"This is uncharted territory, but we are all doing the best we can," said Peñalver, who will be president of Seattle University.
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