News

Extreme Makeover: L-Wing Edition

February 6th, 2013

The Robert and Mary Rita Murphy Stump Library will be receiving new renovations starting on February 15. The new renovations will take place on the L-wing lower level. According to a recent email sent to students and faculty alike: “The new reservations will include an art gallery, silent study spaces,…
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Bookstore Changes to Benefit Students

January 30th, 2013

Saint Xavier has recently announced the campus bookstore’s upcoming partnership with Follett Higher Education Group (FHEG). The decision to partner with FHEG was made by the SXU Board of Directors because of the group’s potential to enhance the way the bookstore provides for students. “We’re confident that Follett, who has demonstrated…
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Regina Hall Receives New ResCenter

January 30th, 2013

On January 15, Residence Life unveiled the new ResCenter in Regina Hall’s Lobby. The redesigned space replaced Figaro’s, a pizza shop that had occupied the space until the end of the fall 2011 semester. It had sat in a state of translation for two semesters while the university decided how to…
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Darwin on Campus

January 30th, 2013

Next month, Saint Xavier University will host “Charles Darwin” in the form of actor and author Brian “Fox” Ellis.The event will be held on Tuesday, February 12 at 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. It will take place in the Warde Academic Center in McGuire Hall.Coordinated by the SXU library staff, this event…
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Easy Intranet Access Coming to SXU

January 30th, 2013

On February 4, 2013, a new SXU Intranet Portal will open up for faculty, staff, and students to use.“By definition, a portal is a gateway, or entrance, to information.  The purpose of the new mySXU is to consolidate the applications and information most widely used by students, faculty and staff….
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Lawndale Leases Discontinued

January 22nd, 2013

As of this spring semester, Saint Xavier is no longer offering the apartments at the Parkside Village as an off-campus housing option. The Parkside apartments, more commonly known as the Lawndale apartments, were previously contracted as a form of student housing by the university.  However, the contract was recently terminated…
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Head of Library Checks Out

January 22nd, 2013

Mark Vargas, Executive Director of the University Libraries, will be leaving after ten years of working here at Saint Xavier University. Vargas states that his official last date will be June 30 where he will be moving to start his new job. “The hardest part isn’t leaving the place, it’s…
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SXU Student Media Receives Makeover

January 22nd, 2013

Student Affairs has created a new department at Saint Xavier University. The Department of Student Media, consisting of The Xavierite newspaper and WXAV 88.3 F.M., was launched in early January. According to Vice President for Student Affairs John Pelrine, the department was created to distinguish the two student media outlets…
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Provost Search Update

January 22nd, 2013

On January 31, the application step of SXU’s search for a replacement for preceding Provost Dr. Angela Durante will finally come to an end. The search for a new provost began back in October when Durante stepped down from the position after five years at the position. A committee, the…
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Mission Day Award Nominations

January 22nd, 2013

On Wednesday, March 20 at 3:30 p.m., a Mission Day ceremony will be held in the Fourth Floor Board room to award a faculty member, a staff member, and a student for their excellent service. “So anyone can nominate anyone, you can nominate a faculty member, staff member, another student,…
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