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Rev. Canon Hugh R. Page Jr., vice president and associate provost


Inaugural VP for institutional transformation announced

The Rev. Canon Hugh R. Page Jr., vice president and associate provost, will become the University’s first vice president for institutional transformation and advisor to the president. Page will help formulate and lead the implementation of a broad strategy around diversity and inclusion to catalyze structural and cultural change.
Condoleezza Rice shares thoughts on Russia, college athletics in campus talk


Former secretary of state discusses Russia and more

Speaking on a broad array of topics — from the Russian invasion of Ukraine to political polarization, women as leaders, the state of college athletics and more — the 66th U.S. secretary of state and Notre Dame alumna Condoleezza Rice captivated an overflow crowd during last week's event moderated by University President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C. 


Sheedy family’s leadership gift endows new program

Alumnus Charles Sheedy and his wife, Ellen, have made a leadership gift to endow an innovative program that will offer coursework, programming and resources for undergraduates interested in finding deeper meaning in the practice of business through the liberal arts.
ND in the News

Technology ethics professor on billionaire Elon Musk's purchase of Twitter

Kirsten Martin, professor of technology ethics with the Mendoza College of Business, was featured in articles published by AP and CNN and in a live interview on Forum Daily News about what "free speech" on Twitter might look like under Elon Musk's management. 
Spring 2022 Staff Town Hall: Click for details about this virtual event
In anticipation of the virtual Staff Town Hall with President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., and Executive Vice President Shannon Cullinan on Wednesday, May 18, at 1:30 p.m., staff are invited to submit topic suggestions and questions by Wednesday, May 11.
Celebrity chef Rick Bayless does a cooking demonstration in North Dining Hall.


Celebrity chef visits with culinarians and students 

Chef Rick Bayless visited Notre Dame last week as a guest of University Enterprises and Events to share his talents wth culinary staff and students. Bayless is known for his TV series, “Mexico: One Plate at a Time,” as well as his Chicago restaurants, Frontera Grill and Topolobampo. 
Pictured is Roger Fairchild, valet services captain at the Morris Inn.


As campus gets busy, leaders express gratitude to staff

It will take the contributions of employees like Roger Fairchild, pictured above, as well as those behind the scenes to host the 2022 and 2020 Commencement Ceremonies, Alumni Reunion, Golden is Thy Fame and two concerts. Leaders say, "Thank you."
"The only way the University is able to do it is because of the inspiring work by numerous teams from across Notre Dame.” — Mike Seamon, vice president for campus safety and University operations
Graphic promoting the Garth Brooks concert at Notre Dame on May 7 at 7 p.m. Click to order tickets.


Great seats, VIP packages still available 

A few great seats and VIP packages are still available for Saturday's concert. Visit Game Day and follow @gamedayND for all of your concert day information.

Parking Alert

Parking restrictions for concert

The Garth Brooks concert will take place Saturday, May 7, at Notre Dame Stadium. Attendance is expected to be similar to that of a game day Saturday. As is the case with home football games, parking restrictions will be in place beginning at 6 a.m. the day of the event.
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