Former Kroger Executives to speak to Xavier Grads

By: Charlotte Cheek ~Staff Writer~ As the school year comes to a close the class of 2016 is preparing for the 178th Annual Commencement. The undergraduate ceremony will take place on May 14 at 9 a.m., and the graduate ceremony will follow at 3 p.m. Each year, a distinguished professional is invited to speak at the Commencement and awarded an Honorary Degree. Past speakers have included Adobe creator Charles Geschke and astronaut Neil Armstrong. This year’s undergraduate speaker will be Lynn Marmer, the former Vice President of Corporate Affairs of Kroger. Marmer, a University of Cincinnati grad, retired early this year … Continue reading Former Kroger Executives to speak to Xavier Grads

Chadwick launches innovation blog

By: Taylor Fulkerson ~Managing Editor~ Provost and Chief Academic Officer Scott A. Chadwick has taken to the web. Joining millenials around the globe, he has launched his own blog. Titled “Systems of Innovation,” his new online presence will “share (his) thinking about innovation in higher education, with a systems focus and engage a community of others interested in this mindset and practice,” according to the blog’s description. Chadwick already blogs for faculty and staff to share good news and information, but the new blog will be different. “I wanted to have another blog to focus on the innovation initiatives at … Continue reading Chadwick launches innovation blog