The General Assembly’s resolution recognizes the growth of the University from its humble founding to its current status and makes specific reference to the journey by Father Sorin and his compatriots.
Maj. Gen. Charles F. Bolden Jr., Cardinal Kevin Farrell, Alice Gast, Rev. Martin Junge, Philip J. Purcell III and Martha Lampkin Welborne will join principal speaker Vice President Mike Pence as honorary degree recipients at the University of Notre Dame’s 172nd University Commencement Ceremony on May 21.
Rafat and Zoreen Ansari and their family, of South Bend, Indiana, have made a $15 million gift for the creation of an institute dedicated to the study of religion around the world.
Patrick Gibbons, currently chief communications officer at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland, will join the University of Notre Dame as executive director of academic communications in April.
The presidents of the University of Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s College and Holy Cross College signed a memorandum of understanding March 7.
The percentage increase matches that of last year and is the lowest at Notre Dame in more than a half century.
The late Allan J. Riley, a 1957 graduate of Notre Dame, and his wife, Radwan, have made a multi-million-dollar gift in support of need- and merit-based scholarships for undergraduate, graduate and professional students.
The gift was made to the University by Helen Schwab and her husband, Charles, in honor of her brother Joe O’Neill. O’Neill Hall joins Corbett Family Hall and the Duncan Student Center as the three structures surrounding Notre Dame Stadium, and will be a six-story, 100,000-square-foot building for the Department of Music, the Sacred Music at Notre Dame program and hospitality space, with completion scheduled for August.
A graduate of Notre Dame, Faccenda joined the administration in 1967 as a special assistant to University President Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C.
Kobayashi enrolled at Notre Dame and became the first Japanese-American to earn bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from the University. He likewise became the first Japanese-American appointed to the Notre Dame faculty, joining the College of Engineering in 1948.
Andrew J. McKenna Sr., a University of Notre Dame alumnus and emeritus chairman of the Board of Trustees has made a gift to establish the Andrew J. and Joan P. McKenna Center for Human Development and Global Business.
The University of Notre Dame and the South Bend Board of Parks have reached an agreement on a 50-year lease that gives the University rights to construct and operate a hydroelectric generation facility on the dam in the St. Joseph River in downtown South Bend. The agreement was approved Monday (Dec. 12) by the park board’s commissioners.
Cullinan has worked at the University since 2002, and is currently associate vice president for University Relations and executive director for campaign administration.
Marilyn Keough and her late husband, Don, were among the most generous benefactors in Notre Dame’s history.
The University’s longer term results are in the top tier of institutional investors.
Responding to the United States Postal Service’s announcement Tuesday (Sept. 20) that it will issue a stamp next year honoring the late Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., said: “It’s fitting that the United States recognizes Father Hesburgh’s contributions to our nation and the world in a medium that will literally transport his legacy to households across America and around the world.”
The University of Notre Dame will create new innovation and commercialization initiatives under a new entity to be known as the IDEA Center — standing for Innovation, Discovery and Enterprise Acceleration.
A conversation with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12 (Monday) at the University of Notre Dame’s Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center, University President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., announced Tuesday (Aug. 30).
An associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court since 1993, Ginsburg will engage in a dialogue on a wide range of issues with U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Ann Claire Williams, a Notre Dame alumna and Trustee.
The late Thomas Quinn and his wife, Diane, have made a $5 million gift to the University of Notre Dame for the construction of the second phase of Innovation Park.
The Thomas H. and Diane G. Quinn Hall for Innovation and Change will be a 40,000-square-foot, three-level facility located on a 12-acre site immediately south of the Notre Dame campus on Angela Boulevard. Construction is expected to begin late this fall or early winter.
Singer, songwriter and producer Todd Rundgren will serve as an artist-in-residence for the Department of Film, Television and Theatre (FTT) at the University of Notre Dame from Sept. 22 to Oct. 1.
During his residency, Rundgren will teach several classes, work with students and teachers in the South Bend/Mishawaka community, perform with student bands in a concert Oct. 1 at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, organize an on-campus collection of used musical instruments for national redistribution to music students in need and, in conjunction with his Spirit of Harmony Foundation, present an award to Notre Dame alumnus Bill Hurd.