In Memoriam: Robert Beckman, S.J.

January 1, 2012 |

Alumnus and former Xavier University rector Robert “Bob” Beckman, S.J., died Dec. 7 in Clarkston, Mich., at the age of 88. A native of Cincinnati, he earned a Bachelor of Literature at Xavier in 1946 and was one of a … Read More

HSA Director

January 1, 2012 |

Xavier’s graduate program in Health Services Administration is ranked No. 1 in the country by Modern Healthcare magazine, so it’s hard to push the program to new heights. But that’s just what Sister Nancy Linenkugel has in mind. Linenkugel was … Read More

Historic Quest

January 1, 2012 |

The vast expanse of flat, dry land stretches eastward, its close-cropped grasses undulating in the heat of an endless African sky. It is empty but for an occasional cluster of flat-topped acacia trees. The elongated shores of Kenya’s Lake Turkana … Read More

A Chip Off Xavier’s Block

January 1, 2012 |

With news breaking that the cereal giant Kellogg is acquiring the Pringles chip brand from Procter & Gamble for a crispy $2.7 billion, it’s worth noting the Xavier links to the iconic snack food—as well as some trivia about the … Read More

Sept. 11- A Personal Reflection

October 2, 2011 |

(Editor’s note: Rabbi Abie Ingber is founding director of the Center for Interfaith Community Engagement) 

In February of this year, I conducted a special diversity education session for a colleague with high school educators from the Greater Cincinnati area. I … Read More

In Memoriam: Bill Jones

October 1, 2011 |

William “Bill” Jones, a longtime Xavier professor of philosophy who was respected and loved by both students and peers, died on Jan. 13 at the age of 68. Jones joined the Xavier faculty in 1969 after earning bachelor’s degrees in … Read More

In the Spotlinght

October 1, 2011 |

For one hour on one day, the sports world will have its eyes focused firmly on Xavier athletic director Mike Bobinski. The leader behind Xavier’s sports programs is becoming the leader behind what is arguably the most important, influential and … Read More

Amy’s Attitude

October 1, 2011 |

Amy Waugh is all about challenges. As a youngster, she would pick up her basketball, head outside to the driveway and take on her two older brothers, who found great pleasure in blocking her shots and pushing her around. Her … Read More

Summer Reading

July 2, 2011 |

Peace and War

Title: Organizing for War: France, 1870-1914 Author: Rachel Chrastil Publisher: Louisiana State University Press Price: $36.52 Purchase: Amazon.com and lsu.edu

The Red Cross as bad guy? That’s one way of looking at Rachel Chrastil’s newest history book, Organizing for War: France, 1870-1914. The assistant … Read More

Head of the Class

July 2, 2011 |

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NAME:  Scott Chadwick TITLE:  Provost and Chief Academic Officer EDUCATION: PhD in communication studies, Kansas, 1994 MBA in finance, University of Kansas, 1986 BS in psychology, University of Iowa, 1984

BACKGROUND: Canisius College 2007-2011 • VP for … Read More