Our Vision. Our Mission.


Inspire and educate leaders who empower communities to be stewards of rivers


The University of Dayton Rivers Institute is a collaboration of students, faculty, staff and partners who engage in inter-disciplinary and experiential learning, civic engagement, and sustainable community development around rivers; the strategic natural resource central to communal, economic, aesthetic and ecological vitality of the Dayton region and beyond.

Find Us.

Fitz Center for Leadership in Community

St. Joseph Hall 433 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 1445