President's Updates

Statement on Immigration Executive Order

Yesterday afternoon, President Trump signed an Executive Order banning non-immigrants of certain countries (Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen) from entering the United States for the next 90 days.
Jan 28, 2017

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Remembering Mike Kelliher, S.J.

Father Mike Kelliher, S.J., a dedicated and longstanding faculty member, passed away on Thanksgiving morning. Fr. Kelliher had been living at the Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos, Calif., following his retirement from Seattle University in 2012.
Nov 29, 2016

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Moving Forward Together in Solidarity and Care for One Another

During this time of tension and anxiety surrounding the national discourse, I write to share and reaffirm that Seattle University remains steadfast in its commitment to support every student in our university community—regardless of your background, religion, beliefs, identity or immigration status.
Nov 21, 2016

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President’s Fall 2016 Update

As we approach Thanksgiving, President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., provides an update on how SU’s fall academic term is going so far, recent recognition the university has received and areas in of emphasis for the months ahead.
Nov 16, 2016

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Veterans Day

As Seattle University closes tomorrow in observance of Veterans Day, let us all pause and reflect with gratitude upon the courage and commitment of our women and men in uniform.
Nov 10, 2016

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Reflecting on the Presidential Election

This year’s presidential election was an extraordinarily contentious one. Now that it has come to an end, I want to take a moment to speak directly to those in our community—particularly our students—who feel marginalized and anxious, even afraid of what the future holds.
Nov 9, 2016

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President’s Forum Highlights – Fall 2016

At his first open forum of the 2016-2017 academic year, Father Steve addressed a number of issues and topics.
Oct 27, 2016

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Mission Examen

I write at this time to share some information about an important process that the university will be undertaking this year – that of a Mission Examen.
Oct 20, 2016

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Indigenous Peoples' Day

I am pleased to share with you that Seattle University is formally recognizing the second Monday of October, beginning with Oct. 10 this year, as Indigenous People’s Day.
Oct 4, 2016

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