Office of the President

A President For The Common Good

Eric F. Spina became the University of Dayton’s 19th president on July 1, 2016. Under his leadership the University has eclipsed records, attracting the most diverse and academically gifted undergraduate class in UD’s history. In addition, the University conducted more than $150 million in sponsored research last year and was No. 1 in the nation for federally sponsored materials R&D.

Facts & Figures

$150 million

in sponsored research for fiscal year 2018.

Top 20

Coolest School by Sierra magazine for displaying a deep commitment to protecting the environment.

Recent Blog Posts
President 01.11.19
Amazing and Brave

The aroma of chicken shawarma and spicy aloo gobi wafted through the Kennedy Union Ballroom as I entered to offer a personal welcome to new international students.

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President 12.21.18
A Christmas Reflection

In my annual Christmas message to students, faculty, and staff, I reflect on how the University of Dayton is more than our home away from home. It's a place in our hearts.

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President 12.13.18
In Real Life

When our online MBA@Dayton students from around the country traveled to the University of Dayton for a servant-leadership immersion weekend this fall, they hugged each other and chatted as though they were long-lost friends, even though many had never met before.

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CONTACT

Office of the President

St. Marys Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 1624
937-229-4122

At A Glance

1850

Founded by the Society of Mary in 1850, the University of Dayton is a top-tier Catholic research university.