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Sullivan hosts strategic planning feedback session

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 12:24 AM
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President Julie Sullivan hosted her fifth brown bag luncheon Monday to discuss what the Strategic Planning Steering Committee hopes to achieve.

Community celebrates Sullivan’s inauguration

Friday, October 18, 2013 2:40 PM
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About 900 people attended a ceremony to watch Julie Sullivan’s inauguration as St. Thomas’ 15th president. 

Sullivan ‘poised’ to lead as 15th president

Thursday, October 17, 2013 7:33 PM

After serving as St. Thomas’ president for more than three months, the university officially inaugurated Julie Sullivan as its 15th president Thursday afternoon.

Sullivan names senior staff, cabinet

Monday, September 16, 2013 12:18 AM
Julie Sullivan works at the president's desk in Aquinas Hall. (Heidi Enninga/TommieMedia)

President Julie Sullivan made another step in implementing her vision for St. Thomas this week when she introduced the members of her advising staff. 

New layperson president won’t change seminary status on campus

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 8:40 PM
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University president-elect Julie Sullivan will be the first layperson in St. Thomas’ history to head the university, and her promotion will leave the St. John’s Vianney Seminary and the St. Paul Seminary and School of Divinity unchanged.

President-elect Sullivan returns to campus

Friday, April 5, 2013 5:40 PM
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President-elect Julie Sullivan will take a first step in making specific plans for St. Thomas on April 16, when she sends out a survey to students, faculty and staff.

A look at Catholic college presidents in the US

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 2:53 PM

TommieMedia creative designer Bailey Jordan compiled information for an infographic to demonstrate collegiate presidents in the U.S.

Sullivan calls her appointment ‘a sign of the times’

Friday, February 15, 2013 12:01 PM
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University of San Diego provost Julie Sullivan was announced as St. Thomas’ first female and lay president-elect Thursday at a press conference in the Anderson Student Center.

A conversation with St. Thomas president-elect Julie Sullivan

Friday, February 15, 2013 11:57 AM
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University Affairs Editor Gabrielle Martinson sat down with Julie Sullivan to discuss the things to come at St. Thomas under her leadership.

Sullivan: ‘Yes, I am a woman, and I am a Catholic lay person’

Thursday, February 14, 2013 5:49 PM
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Sullivan, 55, will serve as the university’s 15th president and will succeed the Rev. Dennis Dease. She will take office July 1.

Students react to president-elect announcement

Thursday, February 14, 2013 3:39 PM
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Many students vocalized their support for the president-elect, who will succeed the Rev. Dennis Dease who will step down June 30.

History in photos: Sullivan declared president-elect

Thursday, February 14, 2013 2:35 PM

Chief Photo Editor Rosie Murphy and Senior Photographer Rita Kovtun captured the moments while Julie Sullivan was announced as St. Thomas’ first female and lay president-elect Thursday.

Biography: potential president Julie Sullivan

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 11:45 PM
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If recommended to and approved by St. Thomas’ Board of Trustees as the university’s new president, Julie Sullivan will have to leave sunny San Diego and make four-season Minnesota her new home.

Faculty members react to potential president recommendation

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 11:44 PM

With Thursday’s decision on St. Thomas’ new president looming, the university’s faculty and staff gave their opinions on who will lead the institution.

Presidential search committee recommends Julie Sullivan, published report says

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 2:42 PM

The St. Thomas presidential search committee recommended Julie Sullivan to serve as the next university president, according to a Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal report published Monday.