Father Michael Graham, president, was recognized by the Urban League of Greater Southwestern Ohio (ULGSO) last Thursday for his commitment to the Cincinnati community during his tenure at Xavier. The ULGSO honored Graham and five other figureheads in the region at their 27th Glorifying the Lions Ceremony. This annual event highlights leaders over the age of 65 who have distinguished themselves in their personal and professional lives. Eddie Koen, president and CEO of the Urban League, noted his excitement about this year’s ceremony. “We are excited to honor this group of Lions. These honorees have done so much to impact … Continue reading Graham honored by Urban League
By: Taylor Fulkerson ~Managing Editor~ President, Fr. Michael Graham, S.J. spoke to faculty, staff and students on Feb. 2. He explained the still-developing Xavier Way initiative, the current budget issues facing Xavier and the university’s plan for tackling the future. The Xavier Way is an initiative that will be a strategic map, but not plan (which would focus on specific initiatives and their achievement) that guides the university forward for decades to come. The Board of Trustees approved the plan late last year, noting that the most important measure to strengthen the university is to enhance the sense of mission … Continue reading Convocation: Graham talks university’s future
By: Tatum Hunter Xavier is the fourth best regional university in the Midwest, according to the U.S. News and World Report. Top Xavier administrators, however, don’t want the university to be defined by the numbers, or at least not by that number. While both University President, Fr. Michael Graham, S.J. and Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Scott Chadwick said they feel positive about the ranking, both also expressed disenchantment with U.S. News and World Report’s methods of measuring a university’s success. “It’s not the best measure of what we do,” Chadwick said. “We’re more concerned with what students think.” … Continue reading XU moves up in U.S. News and World Report rankings
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