President Julie Sullivan will hold a brown bag luncheon on Monday, Dec. 9, to discuss a new vision statement for St. Thomas. A task force has developed three alternatives for a vision statement, and she wants to hear your opinion.
President Julie Sullivan will hold a brown bag luncheon on “excellence” on Monday, Nov. 4, and invites members of the St. Thomas community to join her to discuss how to cultivate, foster and enhance excellence at the university.
Dave Nimmer was impressed last week by the inauguration ceremony for St. Thomas President Julie Sullivan, finding it “crisp and clean, purposeful and passionate, reverent and respectful.” And, as he writes today in The Scroll, Nimmer is equally impressed by the new president and her “attitude, background, candor, determination and focus.”
President Julie Sullivan is saying “Merry Christmas” early this year. Read here about her decision on how many extra days off employees will receive over the holidays.
Sullivan reflected on St. Thomas’ heritage and its future in remarks at her inauguration as the university’s 15th president.
“Online Learning at St. Thomas” will be the topic of a brown bag luncheon sponsored by President Julie Sullivan on Monday, Oct. 7, on the Minneapolis campus. The discussion will center on the growth of online courses and how active St. Thomas should be in this area.
As she has looked around at full rooms since the beginning of the academic year, Susan Alexander has been pleased. People showed up in droves for the Academic Convocation and a brown-bag lunch sponsored by President Julie Sullivan – ample proof that there is a lot of life at St. Thomas these days, Alexander writes in The Scroll.
More than 3,000 faculty, staff and students have responded to a planning survey commissioned by President Julie Sullivan, and they spoke in unison about their pride in St. Thomas’ academic excellence and their commitment to its Catholic identity and mission. Sullivan will use the planning survey results as part of strategic planning and will discuss the results during a brown-bag lunch discussion on Monday (Sept. 9) in Woulfe Alumni Hall.
St. Thomas is beginning the search for its next executive vice president and provost. President Julie Sullivan has appointed a search committee and a search consultant, and they will assist her in choosing a successor to Dr. Susan Huber, who will retire next June 30.
St. Thomas President Julie Sullivan will sponsor a monthly series of brown bag luncheons for faculty and staff to discuss important issues at the university. The first luncheon, at noon Monday, Sept. 9, in north Woulfe Alumni Hall, will review results from the planning and climate surveys conducted earlier this year.
Academic excellence, Catholic identity and mission, and organizational culture were the themes addressed Monday by Dr. Julie Sullivan in her first academic convocation address as president of St. Thomas.
Dr. Julie Sullivan, who takes office today as the 15th president of St. Thomas, announces her senior administrative reporting structure for her inaugural year. Among the leaders are Dr. Susan Huber, who will serve as executive vice president and provost for the 2013-14 year.
You have been kind beyond description – to me and to St. Thomas. I will forever carry fond memories of those kindnesses, which I know were borne out of a genuine desire to make this a better university and to help us provide the best possible education for our students.
St. Thomas is one step closer to becoming a tobacco-free campus on Jan. 1, 2014. The President’s Staff has endorsed the tobacco-free concept and a committee will work out an implementation plan before returning to the President’s Staff this fall for final approval.
Dease, who retires next month, thanked faculty and staff for “making the St. Thomas culture so really, really special.”
Dave Nimmer has many fond memories of Father Dennis Dease and the 22 years they have worked together at St. Thomas. As Dease prepares to retire next month, Nimmer pauses to offer his thanks today in The Scroll to “a man of uncommon decency.”
St. Thomas faculty and staff are invited to attend a thank-you celebration on Friday (May 17) for Father Dennis Dease, who will retire June 30 after 22 years as president.
The 22 years of Father Dennis Dease’s presidency were a time of massive change at the University of St. Thomas.