More than 1,700 St. Thomas faculty, staff and students have completed a survey that will assist Dr. Julie Sullivan, president-elect, with strategic planning efforts after she becomes the 15th president of St. Thomas on July 1.
Wintry weather has prompted St. Thomas to cancel undergraduate and graduate classes that begin after 4 p.m. today (April 18) on the university's campuses in St. Paul and Minneapolis, announced Dr. Susan Huber, executive vice president and chief academic officer. The campuses will remain open for scheduled activities and events later this afternoon and evening, Huber said.
Dr. Julie Sullivan, president-elect, is asking faculty, staff and students to complete a short survey that will assist her with strategic planning efforts. A link to the survey will be sent to St. Thomas email addresses on Tuesday, April 16.
Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate Wednesday, April 17, in an on-campus effort to write thank you notes to Gov. Mark Dayton and state legislators about the Minnesota State Grant Program.
A used book sale, a scavenger hunt, a live musical performance in the O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library's Great Hall (the first in the library's history) and more will be held in celebration of this year's Library Week.
Donations of new disposable diapers and diaper wipes will be given to families in crisis who are served by Project Baby Bottoms, a local project dedicated to providing these materials to people in need.
The program on April 10 features Dr. Shelley Neilsen Gatti and Dr. Tim Balke, who will speak on "Early Warning Signs of Mental Illness," and a Fidgety Fairy Fairy Tales musical designed to help raise awareness of mental health issues of children.