Communications from the President
Read More April 19, 2021 Spring Has Sprung In a message to the Saint Mary's community, President Katie Conboy talks of spring and poetry, as we move through this season of hope and see the completion of the academic year just ahead. Read More March 19, 2021 In From the Margins of History In an op-ed in Wednesday’s Observer, Katie Conboy reflects on the Sisters of the Holy Cross and the way in which their stories are told—and not told. President Conboy calls on the tri-campus community to demarginalize their impact on our shared history. Read More March 17, 2021 Buildings Purchased from Sisters of the Holy Cross President Katie Conboy announced that Saint Mary’s College has completed the purchase of three buildings from the Sisters of the Holy Cross: Bertrand Hall, Bertrand Annex, and Lourdes Hall. The papers were signed at a small ceremony on March 10 by President Conboy and Sister Veronique Weidower ’70, CSC, president of the Sisters of the Holy Cross. Read More March 11, 2021 Fall 2021 Plans In a message to the Saint Mary's community, President Katie Conboy talks of plans for fall 2021. Read More March 3, 2021 "All In" With Our Mission In this letter to the Saint Mary's community, President Katie Conboy reflects on our own long history as a Catholic women’s college and on the many ways the Sisters of the Holy Cross and their lay collaborators have been all in with our mission: to educate women who change the world by responding to the complex needs and challenges of contemporary life. Read More February 9, 2021 Back to the Future In this letter to the Saint Mary's community, President Katie Conboy admits to having continued "back to the future" moments. Read More February 5, 2021 Plans for Commencement and Reunion President Katie Conboy updates the Saint Mary's community on the College's plans for Commencement and the two Reunion weekends planned for this summer. Read More January 30, 2021 Leaning Out and Listening On January 24, 2021, President Katie Conboy offered the following liturgical reflection at the Church of Our Lady of Loretto. Read More January 28, 2021 Skates and Snowshoes? Yes and YES! When students arrive on campus, they're going to see some pretty "cool" additions. President Katie Conboy announced a skating rink is coming to Saint Mary's campus! Read More January 15, 2021 Looking Back and Looking Forward In a letter to the Saint Mary's community on January 15, 2021, President Katie Conboy announces the approval of the new strategic plan for the college. She touches on the spirit of "Looking Back and Looking Forward". Read More January 8, 2021 A Call to Civil Discourse At Saint Mary’s, where we dedicate ourselves to the core values of learning, community, faith/spirituality, and justice, we have a special opportunity to become the kinds of citizens who will serve and protect our democracy and who will not be bystanders. Read More December 7, 2020 The Season of Waiting I’m sure that, like my husband and I, many of you celebrated an unusual Thanksgiving. But we are grateful for our health and for the safety of family and friends, even if we missed their presence around the table. Now we have all moved quickly from the season of gratitude to Advent, the season of waiting. Read More November 18, 2020 Equity and Inclusion on our Campus President Katie Conboy addresses Equity and Inclusion on our campus in a letter to the Saint Mary's Community on November 18, 2020 Read More October 30, 2020 Building The Future to Scale Back in June, I mentioned that I would be living on campus in Riedinger House for my first several months at the College. I was amused that whenever I told someone this, they asked, “How does it feel to be in that miniature house?” And I had to admit: I hadn’t really noticed. Read More October 16, 2020 Upon Reflection Dr. Katie Conboy shares her thoughts about her first few months at president of Saint Mary's College.