Graham outlines plans for Alter and new year

By: Andrew Koch~Campus News Editor~ President, Fr. Michael Graham, S.J, recently outlined his hopes for the university in an open letter to the Xavier community. The letter, dated Jan. 16, outlines a number of key tenets of the university’s mission, purpose and identity, including a copy of Xavier’s newly-updated mission statement. “The task of this moment, it seems to me, is this: together to define and then to shape the university (that) Xavier will be not only tomorrow, but in 10 and 20 and 30 years,” Graham said. Graham calls on members of the administration to assemble a plan that … Continue reading Graham outlines plans for Alter and new year

Graham & Ingber take trip to Israel

By: Tatum Hunter ~Staff Writer~ Over Winter Break, University President Fr. Michael Graham, S.J. and Executive Director of the Center for Interfaith Community Engagement Rabbi Abie Ingber spent four days in Israel on a trip put together by the Jewish National Fund, an international organization dedicated to supporting and improving the nation of Israel through projects like planting trees and preserving historical sites. “At all our dinners, we were joined by people based in Israel who work for or with Jewish National Fund, and it was great to hear from them about their projects. More than anything, you came away … Continue reading Graham & Ingber take trip to Israel

Xavier’s art collection grows with pieces from “Multicultural Expressions of Faith”

By: Katherine Colborn The Xavier Art Gallery greeted the new school year with music, culture and several new additions to Xavier’s own art collection through with “Multicultural Expressions of Faith.” The show, opened with a reception on Aug. 23. The displayed collection includes 70 works of art in all mediums reflecting diverse expressions of faith, spirituality and devotion. The exhibit is endowed by a grant from the Xavier University Women of Excellence (WOX) and was awarded to Xavier University Gallery Director Kitty Uetz, Department of Art Professor Suzanne Chouteau and Assistant to the President for Diversity and Equity Cheryl Nuñez. … Continue reading Xavier’s art collection grows with pieces from “Multicultural Expressions of Faith”