Catholic identity is a hallmark of St. Thomas. Yet, for the first time, the university has named a layperson as president and less than half of current students surveyed chose to identify themselves as Catholic.
Imagine trying to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 2,400 tons a year. That’s what St. Thomas President The Rev. Dennis Dease started in 2008 when he pledged to make the university carbon neutral by 2035.
In the 2007-2008 school year, the institute of international education counted more than 9,500 students studying abroad from Minnesota.