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President Wiseman Appointed to IBHE

September 4th, 2013

Saint Xavier University’s President Christine M. Wiseman was appointed by Governor Pat Quinn to the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE). As part of the board, Wiseman will be representing the private institutions of Illinois. She became an active member of the IBHE on August 7,2013. According to the IBHE…
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Health Center Begins Billing Students’ Insurance

September 4th, 2013

As a way to sustain the facility and also to provide more benefits to its patients, Saint Xavier University’s Health Center decided to begin billing patients’ insurance carriers for all health visits. This change in policy became effective August 12, 2013. Committed to providing excellent health care to the SXU…
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SXU Receives $2.5 Million Grant

September 4th, 2013

In a move that will surely benefit the institution, Saint Xavier University received a $2.5 million grant from the Illinois Board of Higher Education’s Independent Colleges Capital (ICCAP) grant program. Governor Pat Quinn made the announcement on which colleges and universities would be receiving grant money on July 31, 2013….
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SXU’s Largest First-Year Class

September 4th, 2013

This year, at Saint Xavier University, we have the largest first year class in SXU history. There have been 10,000 first year applications, and 1,500 transfer requests. In 2002, there were only 2,500. There will be “…analysis over the next few weeks to determine any lessons we can learn from…
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Faculty Overhaul

May 2nd, 2013

Saint Xavier University will be experiencing a change of professors for the 2013-2014 school year. When students in Dr. David Neff’s Spirituality classes received news that, after this semester, the class will no longer be offered under his instruction and that the beloved professor may no longer be employed by…
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Onward to Omaha

May 2nd, 2013

As Sister Sue Sanders loaded a milk dud into a toy catapult stationed on her desk she explained, “It’s meant to defend the office from anyone interested in stealing my autographed picture of A.J. Pierzynski.” After shooting it she laughed, “I used to have a mini Sherman tank in here…
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Orland to Miss Outgoing Sister

May 2nd, 2013

On July 1, Sister Margaret Mary Hinz, Associate Director for the Graham School of Management’s Graduate Program at the Orland Park Campus, will begin her five year tenure as one of the Sisters of Mercy’s West Midwest Leadership Team’s six members in Omaha, Nebraska with Sister Sue Sanders from the…
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A Farewell to Dr. McNellis

May 2nd, 2013

Saint Xavier University’s Department of Communication will soon be one member short. After 35 years, Dr. Julie McNellis will be retiring from her position as Associate Professor. For McNellis, retirement from Saint Xavier does not mean retirement from education, however. “I intend to be very active and will focus on…
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Senior Class Gift of 2013

May 2nd, 2013

The Class of 2013’s class gift will help fund projects that showcase student and faculty cooperation. The Student-Faculty Partnership Endowment aims to create a strong bond amongst students and faculty while researching new projects. According to Kendyl Lyons, Assistant Director of Annual Giving, “The U.S. Department of Education gave Saint…
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Interfaith Expo at SXU

May 2nd, 2013

On Monday, April 15, the annual Interfaith Expo took place in the Butler reception Room. The Expo’s theme, “Who’s Got Faith in Faith Anymore?” brought three main speakers to place perspectives  and to discuss audience questions and thoughts. The speakers, Sheik Kifah Mustafa, Imam at Bridgeview Mosque, Rabbi Ellen Dreyfus…
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