As you can imagine, this is not the message I expected to write three months ago. Yet much has happened — and continues to happen — as our nation rallies to beat back the deadly coronavirus in our midst.
Category: Presidents Hall
As you read this, I will be nearing the end of my fourth month as Seton Hall’s president. Every day I am learning more about our outstanding Catholic university, the remarkable dedication of its people, and the myriad strengths that have made it a leader in higher education for 163 years. I am filled with…
Last month, I had the pleasure of formally dedicating our new Interprofessional Health Sciences (IHS) campus in Nutley and Clifton, New Jersey.
Since the opening of Walsh Library in 1994, Seton Hall’s campus has grown increasingly modern and more beautiful.
Let me begin by saying that I could not be more proud to serve as your interim president…
Seton Hall is home because its people make it their home. Whether it was welcoming families to campus in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, or traveling to El Salvador to work in a women’s shelter, Pirates have always shown big hearts.
“The means of communication are the builders of a society. In and of themselves, they are made to build, to interchange, to fraternize, to make us think, to educate.” — POPE FRANCIS
Now, more than ever, the world needs people who can view the complexities of modern science through the framework of faith and reason. Our science curriculum teaches students more than how the world around them is formed and changed. They learn how to think critically about moral and ethical issues.
As members of the Seton Hall community, we are thoroughly acquainted with the concept of servant leadership, which has informed our institutional culture and mission for nearly 160 years. The principle is so deeply ingrained at Seton Hall that we may fail to realize its distinctiveness in American higher education. Popular culture too often…
Prior to 2015, the last two major academic units established at Seton Hall were the Graduate School of Health and Medical Sciences created in 1987 and the School of Diplomacy and International Relations, with its inaugural class in 1998. In the past 10 months, we have been blessed to announce two major additions to our colleges and schools. After revealing plans for a new school of medicine in January — a project that continues to move forward — Seton Hall proudly launched a College of Communication and the Arts this past summer.