Fall 2009

Class of 2013

October 1, 2009 |
  • More than 7,000 applied
  • Nearly 1,200 enrolled
  • 48% are from outside Ohio
  • 7% are from Jesuit
  • high schools
  • 20% are first-generation
  • college students
  • 12% are minorities
  • Mid 50% GPA: 3.27-3.94
  • Mid 50% SAT: 1070-1270

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Bucking the Trend

October 1, 2009 |

They came in late August. In droves. Nearly 1,200 of them. Freshmen. And when they came, they not only bucked a trend, they ushered in a new era at Xavier.

Despite the difficulties of the economy and the decline in … Read More

Profile: Col. Jerry Sullivan (Ret.)

October 1, 2009 |

Col. Jerry Sullivan (Ret.)

Bachelor of Science in communication arts, 1979 Director for intergovernmental affairs and liaison at the Africa Center for Strategic Studies Vienna, Va.

Service and Learning | Sullivan was in ROTC at Xavier and entered active duty … Read More

Profile: Barbara Howard

October 1, 2009 |

Barbara Howard Bachelor of Arts in political science, 1976 Attorney; President of the Ohio State Bar Association Cincinnati

Family Work | Howard is the principal of her own law firm, which she founded in 1996. She received her JD from the … Read More

Profile: Mike Hibbard

October 1, 2009 |

Mike Hibbard Master of Health Services Administration, 2008 Chief Information Officer, Mercy Health Partners Cincinnati

A Degree with an Edge | As an RN with an MBA degree, as well as 11 years spent caring for patients in the emergency … Read More

Profile: Jane Swaim

October 1, 2009 |

Jane Swaim Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Edgecliff College, 1980 Senior vice president and chief nursing officer, St. Elizabeth Healthcare Cincinnati

Early Calling | Growing up on a farm with seven siblings, Swaim always felt a pull toward nursing. “I knew … Read More

Campaign Notebook

October 1, 2009 |

Gilligan Scholars | The Institute for Politics and Public Life established an endowed student scholarship in honor of former Ohio Governor John J. Gilligan. The scholarships, which are intended for those interested in public service, are initially being awarded to existing … Read More

Big Dividends

October 1, 2009 |

The first decade of the 21st century began with the opening of the Cintas and Gallagher Student centers, and it will end with the unveiling of another set of new and highly anticipated resources. When Phase I of the James … Read More

New View

October 1, 2009 |

Basketball fans are getting an assist on reliving great plays, retrieving game stats and improving their overall game day entertainment. How?

A new $2 million scoreboard slated for 2011. What’s even better is it’s free. Well, maybe.

Xavier’s athletics marketing … Read More

Fast Finish

October 1, 2009 |

Xavier’s track and field team blazed past 15 school records during the Atlantic 10 Conference outdoor track and field championships—the most ever in one meet—and then sent three performers to NCAA Championships regional competition.

  • Caitlin Thomas qualified with a … Read More