Friday, May 24
Many members of the USF community have expressed their support and concern for USF students.
Tuesday, May 21
We write to share an update that the Welch Field encampment has disbanded. The following is a summary of events that led to the demonstrators vacating the field.
Monday, May 20
USF Facilities Management and its contractors plan to replace ventilation equipment on the roof of the Lo Schiavo Center for Science and Innovation (CSI) from May 20 to May 22.
Monday, May 13
In my continuing efforts to provide timely and transparent updates regarding the encampment on Welch Field, I am sharing with you information regarding a meeting this morning that I held with several members of my administration and several student leader
Wednesday, May 08
Responding to recent demands
Friday, May 03
Here at USF, we are hearing from many members of our community expressing support for the encampment, along with concern that the violence, arrests, and disruption happening on other campuses may happen at USF.
Tuesday, Apr 30
Our students and community members are protesting the devastation being caused by the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza.
Friday, Mar 08
On Wednesday, March 6, a distressing “Zoom bombing” incident occurred during the Global Feminist Forum on campus.
Wednesday, Mar 06
I am delighted to announce that Eileen Chia-Ching Fung has accepted my offer to become the university’s provost and vice president of academic affairs. Her appointment is effective today, March 6, 2024.  
Friday, Mar 01
In consultation with the Provost’s Office and the Office of the General Counsel, Information Technology Services has published guidelines for the responsible use of Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Tuesday, Aug 22
This fall we welcome approximately 1,140 first-year students who come from 51 states and territories and 61 countries, 34 percent of whom are the first in their families to attend college.
Monday, Aug 14
As I write this message, I hold in my prayers the 96 people who have lost their lives and those who are still unaccounted for, as well as so many others who have lost their homes and businesses and been displaced.
Thursday, Jun 29
The United States Supreme Court’s disappointing decision this morning on two closely watched cases involving affirmative action policies in college admissions is eliciting questions and concerns in our own community
Thursday, Apr 06
After months of discouraging and troubling headlines, it is worth reflecting today on how our global faith traditions celebrate hope and renewal at this time of year.
Monday, Mar 20
We are passing the 40th day since major earthquakes rocked Turkey and Syria. The devastation was immense, the rescue of survivors under collapsed structures was heroic, and the initial outpouring of prayers and practical help was heartening.
Tuesday, Feb 07
Like you, I have been profoundly distressed by the news from Syria and Turkey after Monday’s 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated the region. As I write this, more than 7,700 people have died and many, many more are injured and suffering.
Wednesday, Feb 01
I am delighted to share the news with you that Rev. John P. Fitzgibbons, S.J., has joined our community to serve as chancellor of the university.
Tuesday, Jan 24
It is heartbreaking that the beginning of Lunar New Year celebrations on Saturday was marked by gun violence and death in Monterey Park, the heart of the Chinese American community in Los Angeles County.
Monday, Jan 16
Today we reflect on the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., including his activism and prophetic writing and speeches.
Tuesday, Nov 22
For many of you, the next few days will involve travel, treasured time with loved ones, rest, and relaxation. I hope the Thanksgiving holiday also brings you time to reflect on the gifts we may sometimes rush past in the busyness of life.