Office of the President

Presidential Communications

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College of Osteopathic Medicine Announcement

2022 Manresa Welcome and Blessing

2021 Presidential Installation Ceremony



"There's a Latin phrase that I particularly love: Spes Messis in Semine. Translated, it says: the hope of the harvest lies in the seed. In other words, when we look around this beautiful Xavier community that each of us supports and sustains every day, we see remarkable signs of hope in the young people who we serve. We see God's hand in all that they do— their growth, their resilience, their development, their commitments, their passion, their love for one another. All of that gives us hope for the future as we play an active role in shaping that future, through them, each and every day with the many gifts of our Ignatian heritage." -Colleen M. Hanycz, PhD, 35th President of Xavier University

"Not one of us alone can ever accomplish what we can and will accomplish together." -Colleen M. Hanycz, PhD, 35th President of Xavier University

"Xavier's lived mission is deeply appealing to me. As a Jesuit Catholic university committed to serving society by forming students intellectually, morally and spiritually for lives of solidarity and service, Xavier's values strongly align with my own. Building on the tremendous legacy of Fr. Michael Graham, S.J., I am excited to partner with Xavier’s community in writing the next chapter in its storied history." -Colleen M. Hanycz, PhD, 35th President of Xavier University.