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 12.10.18
Radical Love

Every person deserves dignity. Every person deserves a voice. When our students advocate for the vulnerable, they become a voice for the voiceless in a world that is not always just. Their stories give me faith in the future. And their mindset is one we want to cultivate in all graduates, no matter their degree.

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President 12.06.18
Taste Test

If a taste test counts, the nine students in Professor Pat Dolan's Introduction to Food Science Lab just aced their final exam.

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President 11.28.18
One Student at a Time

We often talk and write about students as a collective, whether it is “UD students” or “the Class of 2022” or some other construct, but as we all know, this collective is made up of *individual* students, each one with hopes and dreams for their future, each one loved and encouraged by family and friends.

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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.