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Eric Spina

I looked out over thousands of faces in the University of Dayton (UD) arena more than four years ago during my presidential installation and urged us to put a stake in the ground. Let us be “The University for the Common Good,” I said, humbly aware that UD doesn’t have

The Dayton community and the archdiocese as a whole were rocked by the news of a mass shooting in the downtown Oregon district on August 4, less than 24 hours after another mass shooting in El Paso, TX. The gunman, who was armed with an assault rifle and additional magazines,

Below is text from the inaugural address given by Eric F. Spina, 19th president of the University of Dayton, during his installation ceremony April 4, 2017. Good afternoon, everyone, and thank you all for being here. Your presence and support mean more to me than you can know. I thank