Announcements

Tuesday, Aug 02
We are dedicated to ensuring the safety of our students, staff, and faculty as we monitor the current outbreak of monkeypox, which the World Health Organization recently declared a global public health emergency.
Monday, Aug 01
We look forward to welcoming many more community members back to campus in the coming weeks. As you prepare for the start of the fall 2022 academic year, please find important information and reminders here.
Thursday, Jul 28
I am delighted to announce the appointment of Shawn P. Calhoun as university library dean, effective Aug. 1. Shawn has been serving as acting dean since February 2020. 
Tuesday, Jul 26
There are several wildfires burning in California and across the western United States.
Tuesday, Jul 19
We hope July is going well for everyone. As we begin to welcome more and more community members back to campus, we want to also send some COVID updates and reminders your way, as well as some information on monkeypox.
Friday, Jul 15
We write to update you on our discussions concerning a possible integration of the San Francisco Art Institute into the University of San Francisco, as well as the exciting plans we have to expand and grow USF’s art programs.
Wednesday, Jul 06
As we anticipate more activity on campus with the approach of the fall semester, we continue to navigate COVID and public health recommendations.
Wednesday, Jun 29
I am excited to provide an update on several appointments in academic affairs and to keep you apprised of additional transitions in the provost’s team.
Wednesday, Jun 01
Thank you for all you did to ensure that USF was able to have a successful in-person spring semester. It was wonderful to be able to gather as a community these last few weeks to celebrate all of our students’ accomplishments.
Monday, May 16
The racist hate crime that killed 10 of our sisters and brothers, and injured three more, at a Buffalo supermarket Saturday has affected me deeply. I know that you, too, are grappling with this horrific event.
Monday, May 09
For the past several years, we have been engaged in conversation with leadership at the San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI).
Thursday, May 05
It has been a pleasure these last few weeks to gather in community, to reunite in person, or to meet each other for the very first time.
Thursday, Apr 14
Wishing you and those you love the blessings of this season's diverse traditions.
Wednesday, Apr 13
Eileen is a compassionate clinician, a dedicated scholar and teacher, an experienced administrator, and an innovative leader in nursing and public health with a deeply held commitment to health equity and social justice.
Tuesday, Apr 05
I am delighted to announce the reenvisioned DECO with its new name, the office of Antiracism, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ADEI; pronounced Adé).
Sunday, Mar 13
This morning, Joan McDermott, director of athletics, announced that head baseball coach Nino Giarratano has been fired.  
Monday, Mar 07
Please join me in congratulating Charles Moses on his appointment as dean of the Eberhardt School of Business at the University of the Pacific, where he will also serve as a member of the president’s leadership team. 
Tuesday, Mar 01
Like many of you, I am saddened and stunned as the unjustified, cynical, and murderous invasion of Ukraine by Russian military forces unfolds on television screens, in newspaper coverage, and on social media.
Tuesday, Feb 01
I am pleased to report that the University of San Francisco and the San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) have signed a letter of intent to explore integrating operations and academic programs in the arts to elevate the next generation of artists.
Friday, Jan 21
I know you — and your families — are managing many issues related to the pandemic and the Omicron variant.