Posts By By Skip Tate

The Event of the Century

January 2, 2003 |

“My favorite story about Pope John XXIII,” says Robert Kaiser, “is when he ran into a group of protestants. He was this real jovial person and he told them they must get together sometime. They said, ‘We can’t get together.’ … Read More

A New Concentration

January 2, 2003 |

Rabbi Abie Ingber sits quietly, his hands under his chin, contemplating how to explain his experience. The board member of Xavier’s Brueggeman center for interreligious dialogue and Hillel rabbi for the University’s Jewish students was part of a 10-person congregation … Read More

Profile: Thomas Dierker

January 1, 2003 |

Bachelor of Science in Business, 1990 | Executive director, Matthew Kelly Foundation in Cincinnati; Wife, Ann Marie, is a 1999 M.Ed. graduate

Road Untaken | He took a pre-law concentration but never pursued law school. Instead, he worked for seven years … Read More

Women’s Basketball

January 1, 2003 |

For six weeks after he was hired as the new women’s basketball coach in mid-June, Kevin McGuff spent his days living out of a tiny, sterile room in the Quality Inn in nearby Norwood. When the 32-year-old wasn’t staying in … Read More

Fifty Years Later

October 1, 2002 |

It’s been 50 years since the University formally created an annual giving program.

“I’ll tell you the biggest difference between now and then,” says Paul Lindsay, a 1956 graduate and associate vice president for university relations. “Back in 1952, when … Read More

On Course

October 1, 2002 |

Doug Steiner is a week into an extended recruiting trip, sitting, for the moment, in the clubhouse of the Atlanta Athletic Club, which is hosting the U.S. Junior Amateur Golf Championship. He’s taking a few minutes to rest his feet, … Read More

Fortin Moves to Head of Class

April 1, 2002 |

The University’s academic future is in the hands of an historian. In March, the University hired history professor Roger Fortin as its new academic vice president. Fortin stepped into the position as acting vice president last May and will lead … Read More

Urban Renewal

April 1, 2002 |

Sharon Johnson was a sixth-grade teacher who wanted to be a principal. She was also a single parent, though. And finding the funds to go back to school to earn a principal’s certificate would have required putting a death squeeze … Read More

A New Track

April 1, 2002 |

Kerry Hils likes to go running with her dogs, Bear and Red. They’re puppies, really, just eight months old and still full of energy and life. They’re that way, at least, until they get done running with Hils. The dogs … Read More

Future Course

April 1, 2002 |

Over and over the faculty took the message to University President Michael J. Graham, S.J.: It’s getting serious out here. Classroom space and resources are being stretched. Technology is lagging. Class sizes are increasing, while faculty are decreasing. There’s also … Read More