National Alumni Board

2019-2020 Executive Officers:

Andrew Farley          Stephanie Bason          John Wilcox

     Andrew Farley, President                 Stephanie Bascon, Vice President             John Wilcox, Parliamentarian

 

Our mission

Driven by the values of the university, the National Alumni Board is a dynamic, member-focused organization directed toward supporting the social, intellectual and spiritual needs of all present and future alumni. 

As a whole the NAB seeks to:   

  1. Strengthen the relationship between alumni and the University

  2. Provide the University with insight into the needs of the communities it serves; and supporting the University in its academic, social, and spiritual service to those communities

  3. Raise awareness of the University of Dallas’ history, accomplishments, programs, and vision

  4. Cultivate a sense of University pride among all graduates and students

  5. Promote alumni contributions to the University

  6. Participate in University advocacy efforts and events

  

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National Alumni Board Scholarship Program

The National Alumni Board is proud to offer two scholarship opportunities to admitted and current UD students. Find out more about the Alumni Legacy Scholarship and the Rome Scholarship.

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News

The Idea of Our University

To found the famous Core curriculum of the University of Dallas, as an education "best for the individual," Donald and Louise Cowan looked to John Henry Newman's The Idea of a University. He unapologetically promotes the Western classics -- precisely because so few know our own culture well enough to appreciate the depth of any other.

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To Russia with UD: Faculty to Lead UD's First Tour of Russia

This summer, the University of Dallas invites students, alumni, faculty and staff to join its first-ever tour abroad of Russia, led by Professor of Physics Richard Olenick and Affiliate Instructor of Spanish, French and Italian Irina Rodriguez. From June 8 to June 16, 2020, Olenick and Rodriguez will guide participants through the cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg, taking them on a cultural and literary tour of the "Russian soul."

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Cowan-Blakley Memorial Library Showcases Rare Books Room

No longer relegated to the damp lower level, the Cowan-Blakley Memorial Library's Rare Books Room has for the past two years occupied a prime spot on the second floor, where there used to be study carrels. The room, made of glass walls, is normally locked and only opened by appointment, but on Sept. 26, the library hosted an open house for faculty and staff to come and examine these treasures.

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