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The University of Dayton welcomes Eric Spina — our 19th president.

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The Greatest Gift

If truth be told, as I drove from a downtown meeting to campus, I felt as if were 10 years old again and heading down the stairs to see what was under the Christmas tree. I had tremendous anticipation for what this evening would bring.

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Class Act

As the lights dimmed for the Dayton Flyers men’s basketball season opener against Austin Peay, I found myself immersed in a swaying sea of red-clad, screaming, ferocious fans intent on lighting up the Arena with hundreds of cell phones.

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Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving has been my favorite holiday since I became an adult. It's about gratitude. It's about blessings. It's about family, friends and those in need.

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President Spina's First Day

On his first day as president, Eric F. Spina emphasized his commitment to Catholic, Marianist traditions, engagement with the greater community, support for students and faculty, and research excellence.