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Message from the president

Dear Members of the Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Community: It is with deep sadness that I write to you today in light of the killing of Mr. George Floyd just one week ago. His death is shocking and appalling. And so I write this realizing that I don’t have...

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A message to the Saint Mary’s community

Recent events surrounding the sad and tragic death of George Floyd have called to mind the ongoing need for efforts to promote peace, justice, and the sanctity of all human life, especially those who are most vulnerable. We join together as a community of education and faith in the Lasallian Catholic tradition to mourn the loss of Floyd and pray for the consolation of his family and friends, as well as for all affected in our community and beyond.

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Eden Wales Freedman, Ph.D., named vice provost for Faculties and Academic Affairs

Eden Wales Freedman, Ph.D., will be the next vice provost for Faculties and Academic Affairs, beginning Monday, July 13. Dr. Wales Freedman, a published scholar, comes to us from Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where she is a tenured associate professor and serves as director of Diversity Studies and chair of the Department of Communication, Literature, and the Arts.

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