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
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We Are #JesuitEducated
Monday, August 31, 2015
The first African-American female Major General in the U.S. Army and the former Secretary of Homeland Security are among the many Jesuit alumni in positions of leadership across the world.

Purchase the 2015-2016 AJCU Directory Online!
Friday, August 28, 2015
The AJCU directory is now available for purchase online; order your copy today.

Jesuit Law Schools and Jesuit Refugee Service/USA Aid Central American Asylum Seekers
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
In recognition of World Refugee Day, Jesuit Refugee Service/USA and 13 U.S.-based Jesuit law schools announce the release of A Fair Chance for Due Process: Challenges in Legal Protection for Central American Asylum Seekers and Other Vulnerable Migrants.

New Issue of Connections Examines Jesuit Vocations on AJCU Campuses
Thursday, May 28, 2015
The May 2015 issue of Connections focuses on ways that Jesuit institutions help students discern the call to the Society of Jesus.

AJCU Announces 2015 Commencement Speakers at Jesuit Colleges and Universities
Friday, May 15, 2015
It's that time of year again! The following is a list of speakers and dates for the 2015 commencement ceremonies at the twenty-eight Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States.

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Quote of the week

“As a product of Catholic schools, continuing my education at a Jesuit institution was a logical part of my journey. The emphasis on using your talents and skills to improve the lives and conditions of others, rather than focusing on personal enrichment, resonated deeply with me. I truly believe that living my life in service of others - both personally and professionally - has allowed me to thrive in unimaginable ways.”
Major General Marcia Anderson, Creighton University '79

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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