With classes beginning today, I want to welcome you to the start of a special academic year at Seattle University. This year we mark together the 125th anniversary of our founding as a Jesuit institution in Seattle. It is an occasion that calls for celebration and I invite you to join me in doing so.
Sep 21, 2016
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
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
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
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
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
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