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

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One University. One Home.

What's a year? Yes, it is easily defined as 365 days, or perhaps you'd rather think of it as 525,600 minutes or, going the other way, just four seasons. But those are numbers, not lived experiences.

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Research for the Common Good

On my first day as president, I toured engineering labs, talking with students and faculty about advanced materials and vision-guided robots. Their passion moved me. Their work amazed me.

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Our Students Lead

Some have asked why I joined a coalition of nearly 200 other university presidents and hundreds of business leaders, mayors and governors in signing a pledge to continue to reduce carbon emissions and make strides toward clean energy.

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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.