Serving the Church

Serving the Church

University of Dallas alumni serve the Catholic Church in more than 30 states across the U.S.

Serving the Catholic Church is something we have been committed to since our founding in 1956. Not only do our alumni serve as chaplains, youth ministers, brothers and sisters and priests, but there are even eleven bishops who claim UD as their alma mater.

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Is God Calling You to Religious Life?

For those seeking information to help with the discernment process, the Campus Ministry Office’s Vocation and Post-Grad Fair is a valuable resource. The annual event provides students with an opportunity to learn more about religious life and discerning their future calls by engaging a wide variety of Catholic organizations such as religious orders, vocation directors and post graduate volunteer programs

Alumni Who Serve:

  • Bishop Robert Coerver ’76 — Diocese of Lubbock, Texas
  • Bishop Robert Francis Vasa ’76 — Diocese of Santa Rosa, California
  • Bishop Daniel E. Flores ’83 ’87 — Diocese of Brownsville, Texas
  • Bishop Oscar  Cantú ’89 — Diocese of San Jose, California
  • Bishop Michael Duca ’74 ’78 — Archdiocese of New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel ’74 — Diocese of Lafayette, Louisiana
  • Bishop Francis Malone ’74 — Diocese of Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Bishop Mark Seitz ’76 — Diocese of El Paso, Texas
  • Bishop David Konderla ’89 — Diocese of Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Bishop Gregory Kelly ’78 — Diocese of Dallas, Texas (auxiliary bishop)
  • Bishop Joseph E. Strickland ’81 — Diocese of Tyler, Texas
  • Bishop Shawn McKnight ’90 — Diocese of Jefferson City, Kansas

News

University of Dallas Announces 2020 Gupta Hall of Fame Inductees

The University of Dallas' Satish and Yasmin Gupta College of Business is honored to announce its 2020 Hall of Fame inductees, including Gail Warrior Suchy, MBA '99, CEO of CASPR Group; Michael Stedman Wyatt, MBA '91, executive managing director at Cushman & Wakefield of Texas; and John L. Zogg, Jr., MBA '92, managing director at Crescent Real Estate LLC. New Gupta Hall of Fame members will be inducted during the annual award ceremony on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, from 6-8 p.m.

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In Memoriam: University Mourns Passing of Beloved Professor

On Dec. 23, 2019, the university bid farewell to a beloved faculty member and alumnus. Professor of English John Alvis, BA '66 MA '69 PhD '73, passed away at age 75, less than two weeks after the passing of his wife, Sara Kathleen, MA '71, to whom he was married for more than 50 years.

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