A Statement from the President on the DACA Executive Order

September 6, 2017

TO: University Community FROM: Mark C. Reed, Ed.D., President RE: Statement on the DACA Executive Order Following yesterday’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) executive order, the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) issued a statement on behalf of the 28 Jesuit institutions in the United States, which can be found online […]

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 Assistant Provost for Inclusion and Diversity Monica Nixon on Charlottesville, Saint Joseph’s and Our Work Ahead

August 24, 2017

TO: All Students FROM: Monica L. Nixon, Ed.D., Assistant Provost for Inclusion and Diversity RE: Charlottesville, Saint Joseph’s and Our Work Ahead Over the last week in Charlottesville and other cities around the world, we have witnessed violent and hateful demonstrations of white supremacy, racism and religious extremism. These forces are not new. The insidious effects of racism, […]

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Affirming Our Mission: A Statement from the President

January 31, 2017

Given the sudden nature of the recent actions by the federal government concerning immigration policy for selected countries, it was critical that the University reach affected community members to offer support as well as remind students, faculty and staff about related privacy policies and procedures. I am pleased with the speed and diligence of our […]

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International Student / Faculty Resources

January 30, 2017

TO: University Community FROM: Cary Anderson, Ed.D., Vice President for Student Life and Associate Provost RE: International Student / Faculty Resources Last week the White House issued an executive order on immigration indefinitely barring Syrian refugees from entering the U.S., suspending all refugee admissions for 120 days. The order also blocks citizens of seven countries – Iran, […]

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A Message from the President – November 18, 2016

November 18, 2016

On Monday, I wrote to the University community to reaffirm our values at Saint Joseph’s University and indicate that it is time for us to stand together as a community, in peace, solidarity, understanding, and compassion. Since sending, I have received the most feedback on any of my messages to date. Students, faculty, and staff […]

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Reaffirming Our Values at SJU-A Statement from President Reed

November 14, 2016

Following last week’s election, events unfolding across the country and on college campuses in our own region have been weighing on me, as I’m sure they have been on all of you. This weekend, I spent considerable time reflecting on how these events are impacting our own campus community and what I might say, especially […]

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Dr. Nixon’s Post-Election Statement

November 10, 2016

I spent much of the day yesterday with students, faculty and staff processing what this week’s Presidential Election says about who we are as a nation and as a campus. There are those in our community who are celebrating the election of a president who represents change. Others in our community feel bewildered, unsafe and […]

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Dr. Reed’s Statement on Orlando

June 15, 2016

A Message from President Mark C. Reed, Ed.D. on Orlando Tragedy   Last weekend’s horrific events in Orlando are surely close in the minds and hearts of us all. I write to affirm and assure those in our community who are LGBTQ that Saint Joseph’s University stands with you. It is our collective responsibility to […]

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