The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) regularly produces press releases and media alerts on news and initiatives by the Association, as well as the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States.

For more information on the Association's outreach and public relations efforts, please contact Deanna Howes, AJCU's Director of Communications: (202) 862-9893 or dhowes@ajcunet.edu.
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Call to Action: Vote NO Against FY16 Budget
Friday, March 20, 2015
AJCU asks all Jesuit institutions to assist our efforts to ask Members of Congress, on both the House and Senate sides, to vote NO against the FY16 budget next week.


New Website for Conversations on Jesuit Higher Education
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Conversations will continue to offer outstanding articles and features on all dimensions of the Jesuit, Catholic mission by publishing a print version twice a year: January and August.


Jesuit College & University Board of Trustee Chairs Convene in New Orleans
Friday, March 06, 2015
This week, the BOT chairs from 20 U.S. Jesuit colleges and universities met in New Orleans, LA to follow up on their historic October 2013 meeting with the Superior General of the Society of Jesus.


Heartland Delta Meeting Strengthens Midwest & Southern Jesuit Institutions
Monday, March 02, 2015
On Feb. 20-22, the Heartland Delta Association of Jesuit Universities in the Midwest and South sent faculty delegations to Regis University for the annual Faculty Conversations Weekend.


New Issue of Connections Profiles One-of-a-Kind Programs on Jesuit Campuses
Sunday, March 01, 2015
The February 2015 issue of Connections features profiles of one-of-a-kind programs at four Jesuit colleges and universities.


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Quote of the week

"One of the key phrases capturing the charism of Ignatian spirituality is “to love and serve in all things.” Here lies the key to Jesuit higher education in the 21st century. For a Jesuit university should ask more of its students by challenging them to make Ignatius’ charge—his notion of service—their own."
Rev. Kevin P. Quinn, S.J., President, University of Scranton


Meet the AJCU President

On April 1, 2013, Rev. Michael J. Sheeran became president of the Association of Jesu...
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Federal Relations


AJCU Federal Relations Network is the lobbying arm of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities and comprised of at least one representative from each one of the twenty-eight Jesuit Colleges and Universities. The Network is kept up to date on an on-going basis by the Vice President for Federal Relations on all issues relating to Appropriations, budget, higher education authorization issues and taxes. The Network meets annually in September for a Legislative Conference and also participates in the Annual Committee for Education Funding Legislative Conference and Awards Dinner.
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AJCU Conferences


The 35+ Conferences sponsored by the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) are affinity groups within the AJCU Network. The Conferences provide a forum for the exchange of ideas, information and best practices; support the professional development of their members; and present opportunities for AJCU representatives to discuss opportunities and challenges in Jesuit higher education. Most of the AJCU Conference groups meet in person at least once a year, and many of them communicate regularly through an AJCU listserv.
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International Outreach


The member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) are committed to developing programs and partnerships that advance international education and support initiatives that advance global citizenship.
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