Veritas Institute

Advancing the Common Good through Positive Social Impact


Event Recap: 2015 Hesburgh Lecture Series – “Can you do well while doing good?”

UST students, faculty, staff, and alumni, along with members of the local business community, gathered on October 22 to hear Reverend Oliver F. Williams, C.S.C., discuss the pursuit of “doing good” in business. Rev. Williams referenced his work with the United National Global Compact Foundation… Continue reading

Podcasts: Seton Hall Symposium, “Is For-Profit Catholic Health Care a Viable Alternative for Ministry?”

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 This symposium, held on March 26-27, 2012 in collaboration with the Center for Religiously Affiliated Non-profit Corporations and the Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy at Seton Hall University School of Law, engaged scholars and practitioners from multiple disciplines… Continue reading

Podcast: The Catholic Identity Matrix: Data-Driven Mission Integration

Listen to the presentation,“The Catholic Identity Matrix: Data-Driven Mission Integration,” presented by T. Dean Maines, president of the Veritas Institute; Arnold Weimerskirch, executive fellow at the Veritas Institute; and Bill Brinkmann, vice president of leadership formation at Ascension Health, which was presented at the CHA 2009… Continue reading

Resource: Catholic Health Association (CHA) tool By Their Fruits You Will Know Them: Mission Assessment and Measurement

The Catholic Health Association (CHA) recently launched an online resource for its members, entitled By Their Fruits You Will Know Them: Mission Assessment and Measurement. The resource highlights mission evaluation and measurement processes that have been applied successfully within four Catholic health care systems. The… Continue reading

Web Conference: Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics Web Conference

Creating Corporate Conscience: Instituting Ethical Conduct in Organizations with SAIP Listen to and watch and archive of the Web Conference. During this hour-long panel discussion you will learn how to clarify the hazard to which business ethics is a response and identify the idea of conscience in… Continue reading

Announcement: Ethisphere’s 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics 2008

The list includes Harry R. Halloran, Jr., the Veritas Institute’s principal donor, as well as James A. Mitchell, Executive Business Fellow at the Center for Ethical Business Cultures, a fellow UST Opus College of Business center and partner organization. University of St. Thomas Press Release, 12/17/2008

Announcement: Veritas Institute featured in BusinessWeek

The Issue: Checkup for a Catholic Nonprofit The Veritas Institute’s work with Ascension Health is profiled in this BusinessWeek online interactive case study. University of St. Thomas Press Release, 09/18/2008

Announcement: Philadelphia Entrepreneur Gives Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas $10 Million to Support Business Ethics

Gift endows ethics appraisal center, underwrites book chronicling the history of corporate responsibility A Philadelphia energy industry entrepreneur has given $10 million to the Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas to support its programs in corporate ethics and responsibility. The gift… Continue reading

Podcast: Interview on Good Company with Michael Connor

Interview with T. Dean Maines and Kenneth Goodpaster about the Veritas Institute that aired May 12, 2007, on Good Company with Michael Connor, as broadcast on Lime Radio, Sirius Satellite Channel 114. Listen to the podcast of the interview University of St. Thomas Press Release, 05/12/2007

Announcement: Opus College of Business Launches Institute to Help Companies Assess and Improve their Ethical Conduct

The Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas is launching a new organization, the SAIP Institute, that will help companies assess and enhance their ethical conduct. The Institute will promote a proprietary method, the Self Assessment and Improvement Process (SAIP), that is… Continue reading