President's Updates

Associate Vice President for Institutional Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer

I am very pleased to announce, effective immediately, the appointment of Natasha Martin, J.D., Associate Professor of Law, as the Associate Vice President for Institutional Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer. Natasha will serve an initial appointment of three years and will report to the Provost and Executive Vice President. She will work out of the office next to mine in the Administration Building and have full access to engage in deliberations with the Cabinet on a frequent and ongoing basis.
Jul 20, 2016

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Reflecting on Dallas, Baton Rouge and Minnesota

We in the Seattle University family join President Obama and others throughout the nation in mourning the victims of last week’s violence.
Jul 12, 2016

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Chief Information Officer

I am pleased to announce that Chris Van Liew has agreed to serve as Seattle University’s Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Vice President of Information Technology. In this role, Chris will be responsible for leading Information Technology Services in delivering technology services and maintaining a secure infrastructure that meets users’ needs, leverages efficiencies in operations and supports innovation in teaching, learning and scholarship.
Jun 14, 2016

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Prayers for Orlando Victims and Families

Our nation, our city and our university are shocked and heartbroken by the mass shooting in Orlando this past weekend, and we join together in condemning this horrific act of violence against our brothers and sisters.
Jun 14, 2016

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Vice President for Human Resources

I am pleased to announce that Michelle Clements has agreed to serve as Seattle University’s Vice President for Human Resources. Michelle joins Seattle U with more than 18 years of senior executive and HR leadership experience, most recently in her role as Senior Vice President for Human Resources at REI
Jun 13, 2016

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Reflecting on the Past Month: Matteo Ricci College

As we, our graduates and their families look forward to the celebratory events of this commencement weekend, it is important for us as a university community to take time to reflect on our shared experience of the past month.
Jun 9, 2016

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Provost Search Committee

It is important to have the Provost Search up and running at this time. The representatives of the search firm of Isaacson, Miller, Inc. are on campus and are holding the listening sessions of which you have been informed.
Jun 7, 2016

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Provost Search

I am pleased to announce the beginning of the search process for the next provost of Seattle University. This is a very important process for all of us and for the fulfillment of our educational mission since the provost is the academic leader of the university.
Jun 3, 2016

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Interim Provost Announcement

As I recently announced , Provost Isiaah Crawford, PhD, has been named President of the University of Puget Sound. Today, I write to let you know that Bob Dullea, PhD, vice president for University Planning and vice provost, has agreed to serve as Interim Provost.
Mar 9, 2016

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2016 President's Forum Highlights

President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., covered plenty of ground during his most recent forum, touching on more than a dozen topics. You can watch the video of the forum.
Mar 3, 2016

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